Kita at Detroit Zoo

† Kita
ID Number:   SSP Number: 88 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Dead date: 1989-12-23
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis; pnemonia; infected feet
Location:Detroit Zoo
ArrivedDetroit Zoo 1959-05-20
Born:1958 wild Myanmar
Capture: 1958,
Document updated2009-06-29: Birth RE
2010-12-31: Cause of death RE

Sources, among others

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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