Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Lota at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

 ☨ ♀ Lota  


SSP nr162


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2005-02-10
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-11-17Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Hawthorn Corporation
Hawthorn Corporation 1990-11-27
from Milwaukee County Zoo
Milwaukee County Zoo 1954-05-22
from Nehru Zoological Park

Document updated2009-10-08: Previous locations, Birth, Death, SSP, Text RE
2011-05-02: Photo RE
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† Lota is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States, from disease 2005-02-10. Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). (see detailed list).


Lota was born wild 1952.

Comments / pictures

Photo: "Milwaukee County Zoo Photographs" at ShowMe Elephants

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Lota, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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