Bomba an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

☨ Bomba
ID Number:   SSP Number: 82 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Dead date: 1999-04-19
Death reason: euthanised: foot abcesses
Location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivalColumbus Zoo and Aquarium 1977-09-10
Born:* 1970 wild
Document updated2011-02-21: Death, Text RE
2014-05-11: Link RE
"Asian elephant Bomba was euthanized in 1999 because of foot abscesses that had destroyed bones and tendons. She was in her late 50s."

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Koehl, D., (2020). Bomba, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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