† Tessa is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2009-06-13 at Toronto Zoo, in Canada, . Official death reason described as injury caused from exhibit mate.
Tessa was born wild 1969, captured 1971 .
“An African elephant living at the Toronto Zoo died Saturday after another elephant knocked her over as the Herd
scrambled for its hay at feeding time. Tessa, the 40-year-old elephant who lived at the zoo since its opening in 1974, lived with four other elephants in the five-acre enclosure."
"Tessa, 40, died 2009. She fell against an electric fence after being hit by another elephant during a struggle over hay. The Necropsy
report indicates she died from a combination of the attempts to get her on her Feet
and chronic wasting syndrome."
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