Myntrik an African savanna elephant at Peaugres Safaripark


 ☨ ♀ Myntrik  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9805
Status:sick
Origin
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place: in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Capture: 1987
Death
Dead date: 2004-01-30
Death reason: euthanised: Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
Locations
Present / last location:Peaugres Safaripark, in France

Date of Arrival

1998-07-13Peaugres Safaripark
from Boras Zoo
Boras Zoo 1998-05-26
from Kolmarden Zoo
Kolmarden Zoo 1987-02-21
from Wingst Baby Zoo
Wingst Baby Zoo 1985-00-00
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe
from Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)

Document updated2009-11-29: corr death date
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Description

† Myntrik is a dead sick Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Peaugres Safaripark, in France, euthanised in 2004-01-30, Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test(see detailed list).

Origin


Myntrik was born wild 1984 in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve), captured 1987 .


Comments / pictures

Myntrik brought tuberculosis from Kolmarden Zoo to Boras Zoo and Peugres.

2004-12-08: Positive tuberculosis trunk-wash test

2004-01-31: TB on post mortem, confirmed by culture



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Myntrik, an African savanna at Peaugres Safaripark in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=152. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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    Categories2004 deaths | 1984 births | Born in Zimbabwe | EEP | 1987 captures | Elephants from Peaugres Safaripark | France | African savanna elephants



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