Congo
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Congo  dead elephant

Identification

Local id Number 830019
SSP nr322

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 42 years old
Origin
Born:* 1958 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1969
Death
Dead: 2000-11-10
Death reason: disease: pneumonia
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1980
(dead † 1994-12-31)
Diamond (Zimbabwe) SSP id: 383

2. Born 1980
(dead † 1980)
stillborn SSP id: 385

3. Born 1982
(dead † 1982)
noname
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, in Australia

Date of arrival

1983-02-10Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Laguna Hills

1970-06-00Lion Country Safari, Inc - Laguna Hills
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)

Record history
History of updates2010-10-04: Text RE
2011-04-06: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE
2012-03-12: local Nr, changed birth year

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Google map
Random literature
Biography

† Congo is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2000-11-10 at Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, in Australia, . Official death reason described as pneumonia.

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 1980 -- † 1994-12-31 Diamond (Zimbabwe) SSP id: 383
  2. (M) 1980 -- † 1980 stillborn SSP id: 385
  3. (M) 1982 -- † 1982 noname

Origin


Congo was born wild 1958, captured 1969 .


Comments / pictures

Congo appeared opposite John Wayne in the African adventure movie, Hatari!

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Congo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2042. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

Links

Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Congo

(The name Congo is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)


Categories2000 deaths | 1958 births | Breeding bulls | 1969 captures | Elephants from Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo | Australia | African savanna elephants


About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS


Elephant Encyclopedia and database
ELEPHANT
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Established 1995
ELEPHANT
DATABASE
Established 2006
Your ip: 54.172.135.8