Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sheba at Chester Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Sheba  
Sheba in October 2007. Photo: Jason
Sheba in October 2007. Photo: Jason


Identification

EEP nr5601

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Origin
Born:* 1956 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2011-02-09
Death reason: euthanised:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1974-10-26
(dead † 1974-10-26)
miscarriage
Locations
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1965-02-13Chester Zoo
from Tyseley Pet Stores

Document updated2009-01-21: correction birth year
2011-02-10: death
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Description

† Sheba is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, from euthanised 2011-02-09. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 1974-10-26 -- † 1974-10-26 miscarriage

Origin


Sheba was born wild 1956.


Comments / pictures

Contradictory records:
EEG state birth year 1953

2011-02-09: Sheba had been ill for a short time and despite the best efforts of the keeping team and zoo’s veterinarians the decision was taken to euthanise her.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sheba, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1589. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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