African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Ndogo at Boras Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Ndogo  



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1979 KNP
Dead: 1993-01-31
Death reason: euthanised: Accident trauma
Present / last location:Boras Zoo, in Sweden

Date of Arrival
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1979-00-00Boras Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2021-04-10
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† Ndogo is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Boras Zoo, in Sweden, from euthanised 1993-01-31. Official death reason described as Accident trauma. (see detailed list).


Ndogo was born wild 1978 at Kruger National Park, captured 1979 , captured at KNP. and imported 1979

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During morning washing, suddenly both N Dogos frontlegs separated, and she fell down on her sternum, with the frontlegs in 90 angle straight out from the body. The veterinarians could not help her, and she was euthanised.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ndogo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Boras Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Mia Rapp, Boras Zoo
  • Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo


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