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Sara at Rostock Zoo

Im so sorry...
Due to a forced upgrade to PHP 7.2 and mysqli from Web hotel provider, the site is unfortunately not accessable. Im trying to solve the problem within the next 24 hours...

† Sara
ID Number:EEP Number: 6201 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
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Dead date: 2013-11-20
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer
Location:Rostock Zoo
ArrivedRostock Zoo 1964-09-08
(Todo: problem fetching history (php7,2 upgrade))
Born:1962-00-00 wild South Africa
Capture: 1964,
Document updated2009-04-26:Single after death of companion
2012-02-25: text
2013-11-20: death
2013-11-23: tumor
Earlier considered to be a forest elephant.

A 50 kg tumor was found in the body.

Sources, among others

  • The African Forest Elephant and its status in captivity. Part 1: Europe, by Don Cousins, International Zoo News No. 251 (41/2) March 1994. Online list at http://www.zoochat.com/2/african-forest-elephants-completely-gone-zoos-215250/index2.html
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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