African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Pancho at Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard)


 ☨ ♂ Pancho  
Pancho. Parque Zoologico La Pastora. Photo: © Luis Lopez
Pancho. Parque Zoologico La Pastora. Photo: © Luis Lopez


Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 30 years old
Origin
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2010-05-02
Death reason: unknown: leg injury
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1996
(dead † 1996)
none

2. Born 2002
(dead † 2002)
none

3. Born 2006-05-30 Monty
Locations
Present / last location:Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard), in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard)

Document updated2009-04-01: New elephant RE
2010-12-19: Birth, Death, Previous locations, Image, Text RE
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Description

† Pancho is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard), in Mexico, 2010-05-02. Official death reason described as leg injury. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. () 1996 -- † 1996 none
  2. () 2002 -- † 2002 none
  3. (M) 2006-05-30 Monty

Origin


Pancho was born wild 1980.


Comments / pictures

At thirty years of age, Pancho died in May 2010 due to an injury in his left leg. He had sired three calves at La Pastora, the third whom was the first successful birth of an African elephant in Mexico. He had resided at La Pastora for twenty five years.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Pancho, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4705. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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