African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tsavo National Park in Kenya

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Loisaba  dead elephant


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 years old
Born:* 1998-01-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: Loisaba/Laikipia district
Dead: 2011-06-28
Death location: near Ngutuni Ranch close to the Voi river
Death reason: disease: pneumonia indicating Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Voi

Record history
History of updates2021-02-22

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Loisaba is a dead sick Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2011-06-28 at Tsavo National Park, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as pneumonia indicating Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer.


Loisaba was born wild 1998-01-00, captured at Loisaba/Laikipia district .

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The Postmortem revealed that 80% of both Lungs had been rendered dysfunctional by nodular whitish material indicating either Tuberculosis or Cancer

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Loisaba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2522. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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