Joca at Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte)

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Joca at Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte)

† Joca
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Dead date: 1995-10-03
Death reason: disease: ingested a bottle pet thus causing an infection in the digestive and respiratory pipe
Location:Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte)
ArrivedBelo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte) 1977-08-00
Born:1975 wild Botswana
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. () 1983-05-23 -- † 1983-05-23 stillborn
  2. (F) 1987-07-06 Axé
  3. (M) 1992-04-19 Chocolate
  4. () 1996-09-17 -- † 1996-09-17 stillborn
Document updated2009-01-28: New elephant
2009-08-02: country of origin, birth, arrival and death year, death reason, picture on skeleton 
2010-05-22: corrected birth year
Joca died from a toxemic or septicemic shock due to an inflamatory pulmonary process - cronic bronchopneumonia, with acute relapse focus.

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