Kutenga at Philadelphia Zoo

† Kutenga
ID Number:   SSP Number: 50 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 27 years old
Dead date: 1991-07-31
Death reason: disease: collapsed; arthritis
Location:Philadelphia Zoo
ArrivedPhiladelphia Zoo 1966-06-09
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar) 1966-00-00
Born:1964 wild
Document updated2011-03-08: Previous locations, Birth, Death, SSP, Text RE
27 year old Kutenga collapsed in her stall at the Philadelphia Zoo due to arthritis in a left leg. Despite efforts to raise her to her feet using a tow truck, she died in July 1991.

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