African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
PAWS ARK 2000 in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ 71  dead elephant


SSP nr243


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Imported:1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Dead: 2008-09-19
Death reason: disease: chronic pancreatitis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:PAWS ARK 2000, in United States

Date of arrival

2002-11-00PAWS ARK 2000
from Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

1986-08-01Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
from University of Florida veterinary hospital

University of Florida veterinary hospital
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

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History of updates2024-04-11:

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† 71 is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2008-09-19 at PAWS ARK 2000, in United States, . Official death reason described as chronic pancreatitis.


71 was born wild 1982 at Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve). and imported 1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones), Air, private Boeing 707

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Named 71 for the tag number she was assigned when captured as a baby.

1986: According to PAWS, when she arrived at PAWS in 1986, 71 was malnourished and chronically sick. Handlers had to sleep with her and bottle feed her until she could eat on her own.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). 71, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at PAWS ARK 2000 in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1751. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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