African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Tika at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World)


 ☨ ♀ Tika  

Identification

SSP nr371

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Origin
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1981
Death
Dead: 2002-11-25
Death reason: disease: infection caused by a dead calf decomposing in her womb
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2002-09-28
(dead † 2002-09-28)
stillborn SSP id: 522
Locations
Present / last location:Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-09-02Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World)
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2011-04-26: Previous locations, Birth, Death, SSP RE
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† Tika is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World), in United States, from disease 2002-11-25. Official death reason described as infection caused by a dead calf decomposing in her womb. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2002-09-28 -- † 2002-09-28 stillborn SSP id: 522

Origin


Tika was born wild 1978 at Kruger National Park, captured 1981 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tika, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=174. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2002 deaths | 1978 births | Breeding cows | 1981 captures | Elephants from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World) | United States | African savanna elephants



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