Sumatra an Asian elephant at Knies Kinderzoo


 ☨ ♀ Sumatra  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 6402
Origin
Born:* 1963 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2015-06-00
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), kidney failure
Locations
Present / last location:Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival

Knies Kinderzoo
from Circus Knie

Document updated2016-01-11: death
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† Sumatra is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland, disease in 2015-06-00, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), kidney failure(see detailed list).

Origin


Sumatra was born wild 1963.


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Captured in Sumatra?

Checkup: arrival, EEG states 1966 - birth EEG: 1962?

2015: Autopsy showed marks from Tuberculosis



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Sumatra, an Asian at Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1637. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    Categories2015 deaths | 1963 births | Born in Indonesia | EEP | Elephants from Knies Kinderzoo | Switzerland | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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