Shona an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Boras Zoo

☨ Shona
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Dead date: 2004-12-08
Death reason: euthanised: Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
Location:Boras Zoo
ArrivalBoras Zoo 1993-00-00
from Kruger National Park
Born:* 1990 wild
in Kruger National Park
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2003-03-29 -- † 2004-12-09 Pili
Document updated2009-11-29: 
2004: TBC positive with trunktest. Euthanized. Post mortem autopsy showed massive pulmonary TB on post-mortem.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Shona, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Boras Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=151. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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