Kara (Soma) at Chaffee Zoological Gardens

† Kara (Soma)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 98 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Dead date: 2017-06-07
Death reason: euthanised: chronic osteoarthritis
Location:Chaffee Zoological Gardens
ArrivedChaffee Zoological Gardens 1983-04-28
from Remo & Irene Cristiani
Remo & Irene Cristiani 1976-03-07
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Born:1975 wild Sri Lanka
Capture: 1976,
Document updated2012-05-28: Cristiani, Name, Management RE
2018-02-28: death

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