Frida at Quilpue Zoo (El Parque Zoológico de Quilpué)

† Frida
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female, unknown years
Dead date: 2011-09-06?
Death reason: anesthesia: Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Location:Quilpue Zoo (El Parque Zoológico de Quilpué)
ArrivedQuilpue Zoo (El Parque Zoológico de Quilpué) 1998-00-00
from Circus Aguilas (Circo Aguilas)
Born: wild
Document updated2010-09-23: mankiller?
2011-05-02: Text for photo RE
2012-01-09: death, death reason.
Frida died from a multisystemic failure caused by an aggravated tuberculosis that having been developed for at least 10 years.


June 1, 1996: A circus elephant named Frieda slapped a boy and knocked him to the ground during a circus appearance in the northern Chilean town of Iquique. The boy, 10-year-old Rodiguo Silva, died later in the hospital of multiple skull traumas.


Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/barbarilla/2219175530/

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