Elephant Anthrax

Bacillus anthracis

Rodshaped gram-positive bacteria, spread from contaminated food, clay (mudbath) or water.

Syndroms:

Caracterics

Diagnosis:

Treatment:

2 Deceased elephants due to Anthrax.

NameSpecies
Sex
OriginAgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrival
Death location
+ -Sally-EM
wild819561964-03-22disease
Anthrax
x 1961-08-26
Chester Zoo
+ -Sheila-EM
F
wild?1964-03-18disease
Anthrax
x 1962-02-00
Chester Zoo



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