African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Bronx Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sudana  dead elephant


SSP nr307


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Born:* 1927 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1929
Dead: 1962-08-11
Death reason: euthanised: arthtritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bronx Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1931-11-09Bronx Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2022-05-05

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Sudana is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1962-08-11 at Bronx Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as arthtritis.


Sudana was born wild 1927, captured 1929 .

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Contradictory records:

In the 2003 Edition of the North American Region Studbook for the African Elephant, the cause of death for Sudana is unknown.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Sudana, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Richard Chiger

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