Kwuba
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Boras Zoo in Sweden

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kwuba  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Imported:1962
Death
Dead: 1977-00-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Boras Zoo, in Sweden

Date of arrival

1962-00-00Boras Zoo
from Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)

Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2015-12-29: previous locations

Latest document update2021-09-29 04:40:13
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Biography

† Kwuba is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1977-00-00 at Boras Zoo, in Sweden, . Official death reason described as shot.

Origin


Kwuba was born wild . and imported 1962


Comments / pictures

Shot after attack on elephant keeper Gerd Thorin.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kwuba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Boras Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=919. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Wolfgang Nehring, Krefeld, Germany
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