Lota an Asian elephant at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

 ☨ ♀ Lota  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (162)
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 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

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, disease in 2005-02-10, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)(see detailed list).


Lota was born wild 1952.

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Photo: "Milwaukee County Zoo Photographs" at ShowMe Elephants

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Lota, an Asian at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1466. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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