African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Herman at St Louis Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Herman  

Identification

SSP nr24

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Origin
Born:* 1956 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1972-09-17
Death reason: anesthesia: during surgical castration
Locations
Present / last location:St Louis Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1957-07-28St Louis Zoo

Document updated2008-12-24: New elephant
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† Herman is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at St Louis Zoo, in United States, from anesthesia 1972-09-17. Official death reason described as during surgical castration. (see detailed list).

Origin


Herman was born wild 1956.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Herman, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4453. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Ryan Easley, USA

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