Loisaba an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tsavo National Park

☨ Loisaba
ID Number:
5 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 years old
Status:sick
Dead date: 2011-06-28, near Ngutuni Ranch close to the Voi river
Death reason: disease: pneumonia indicating Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer
Location:Tsavo National Park
ArrivalTsavo National Park
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
Born:* 1998-01-00 wild
Document updated2018-10-24: death report
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, D., (2020). Loisaba, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2522. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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