Safari an Asian elephant at Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango)

 ☨ ♀ Safari  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 59 years old
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Born:* 1960 unknown
Birth place:
Dead date: 2019-05-03
Death reason: anesthesia: oedema, arthritis
Present / last location:Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango), in Mexico

Date of Arrival

2014-12-10Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango) from Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia
Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia 1964-00-00
from Bertram Mills Circus

Document updated2012-11-15: changed country of origin
2018-02-27: alive, not dead
2019-05-08: dead
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† Safari is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango), in Mexico, anesthesia in 2019-05-03, oedema, arthritis(see detailed list).


Safari was born unknown 1960.

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According to Gösta kruse, in his book he say the two young elephants came from Siam.Trunk call by Gosta Kruse

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Safari, an Asian at Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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