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Chori at Taronga Zoo

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† Chori
ID Number:
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 777 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 782 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 1979-04-18
Death reason: unknown: acute heart failure, autopsy showed lung tumors and erosive osteo-arthritis in the knees
Location:Taronga Zoo
ArrivedTaronga Zoo
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Born: wild
Document updated2011-05-01: Text RE
2012-01-23: death date and reason
"Chori, an African Elephant who died as zoo officials readied to transport her to WPZ."

I have an old article from (Sydney's) North Shore Times dated April 18 1979 headed "Elephant's Heart Gave Out After Fall' and stating that Chori had died that week in a failed attempt to crate her for delivery to Western Plains Zoo. Cause of death was acute heart failure. The autopsy showed that Chori also suffered from lung tumors and erosive osteo-arthritis in the knees.
Ara at Zoochat

Sources, among others

  • http://www.angelfire.com/ab5/ozzoos/elephantcomments.html
  • Ara at Zoochat

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