Elephant Pox


Definition of Elephant Pox
(Scientific name: Orthopoxvirus bovis)

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Elephant Pox in Liberec Zoo, 1972
Elephant Pox in Liberec Zoo, 1972



Relevant Literature about Elephant Pox

14 Elephants associated with elephant smallpox.

Index Sex Species Name Id Origin Arrival Location
1† ♀ EM -Peggy-

Born wild x 2000-11-00 Circus Baldini
2† ♀ EM -Monty-

Born wild x 2000-11-00 Circus Baldini
3† ♂ EM -stillborn-

EEP id: 9812
Born captive-born < 1 1998-01-17 Ankhor (Angkor) x Kewa Dead 1998-01-171998-01-17 Tierpark Berlin
4† ♀ LA -Konga-

Born wild x Dead 1991 Dresden Zoo
5† ♀ EM -Bombay-

Born wild 1960 x Dead 1990-08-011963-06-07 Dresden Zoo
6† ⚪ EM -unknown-

Born unknown x Dead 1989 Circus Barum
7† ♀ EM -unknown-

Born wild x Dead 1989 Circus Barum
8† ⚪ EM -unknown-

Born unknown x Dead 1989 Circus Barum
9† ♀ EM -Kati-

EEP id: 5906
Born wild 1958 x Dead 1972-01-021961-06-21 Magdeburg Zoo
10† ♀ EM -Eutina-

Born unknown 1959 x Dead 19721961-00-00 Circus Carl Althoff
11† ♀ EM -Sonja-

Born wild 1956 x Dead 1971-07-301960-10-07 Magdeburg Zoo
12† ♂ EM -Con Voi Bon-

Born wild 1937 x Dead 1960-06-211959-10-07 Leipzig Zoo
13† ♀ EM -Kiri-

Born wild 1930 x Dead 1960-05-241952-09-28 Leipzig Zoo
14† ⚪ EM -unknown-

Born unknown x Dead Circus Barum



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Elephant Pox mentioned in The Elephant Database
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1 elephants in the elephant database match the word Elephant Pox




Reference list Koehl, Dan, (2022). Elephant Pox. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/index.php?id=215. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephant Pox in Liberec Zoo, 1972

Selected publications
  • Characterization of a pox virus strain isolated from an elephant. Kubin, G.; Kolb, O.; Gerstl, F. Wien Tierarztl Monatsschr, 1975, v. 62 (6-8), p. 271-276. Language: German with Summary in English. NAL call no: 41.8 T345 Descriptors: pox virus, elephant, strain.
  • Elephants and their habitats: The ecology of elephants in North Bunyoro, Uganda. Laws, R.M.; Parker, I.S.C.; Johnstone, R.C.B. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975, 376 p. ill. index, bibl. NAL call no: QL737.P98L3 Descriptors: elephants, wildlife conservation, wildlife management.
  • Exungulation of all extremities in a female elephant in consequence of a smallpox infection. Kuntze, A.; Burger, M.; Jancke, S.; Topfer, I. Monatsh Veterinarmed, Sept. 15, 1975, v. 30 (18), p. 703-705. ref. Language: German with an English summary. NAL call no: 41.8 M742 Descriptors: small pox, elephant, exungulation, feet.

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