Sara
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Rostock Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sara  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationRostock Zoological Institute, Rostock, Germany

Identification

EEP nr6201

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Origin
Born:* 1962-00-00 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1964
Death
Dead: 2013-11-20
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rostock Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1964-09-08Rostock Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2009-04-26:Single after death of companion
2012-02-25: text
2013-11-20: death
2013-11-23: tumor

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Sara is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2013-11-20 at Rostock Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as Cancer.

Taxidermy locationThe Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at Rostock Zoological Institute, in Rostock, Germany, since 2013-00-00.

Origin


Sara was born wild 1962-00-00 at Africa unspecified location, captured 1964 .


Comments / pictures

Earlier considered to be a forest elephant.

A 50 kg tumor was found in the body.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sara, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Rostock Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=497. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2013 deaths | Rostock Zoological Institute Taxidermy | 1962 births | Born in South Africa | EEP | 1964 captures | Elephants from Rostock Zoo | Germany | African savanna elephants


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