Sara an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Rostock Zoo

☨ Sara
ID Number:EEP Number: 6201 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Dead date: 2013-11-20
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer
Location:Rostock Zoo
ArrivalRostock Zoo 1964-09-08
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
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.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Sara, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Rostock Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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