African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Loisaba at Tsavo National Park


 ☨ ♀ Loisaba  

Identification

Sheldrick orphans5

Description

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Tsavo National Park
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi

Document updated2018-10-24: death report
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† Loisaba is a dead sick Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Tsavo National Park, in Kenya, from disease 2011-06-28. Official death reason described as pneumonia indicating Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer. (see detailed list).

Origin


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



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Loisaba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2522. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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