Salaita an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba


 ☨ ♂ Salaita  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Id number
237 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya
Origin
Born:* 2008 wild
Birth place:
Capture: Ziwami Area - Tsavo West National Park
Death
Dead date: 2010-11-14
Death reason: disease: pneumonia indicating Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer?
Locations
Present / last location:David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba, in Kenya

Date of Arrival
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2010-09-25David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba

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† Salaita is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba, in Kenya, of disease in 2010-11-14. Official death reason described as pneumonia indicating Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer?. (see detailed list).

Origin


Salaita was born wild 2008, captured at Ziwami Area - Tsavo West National Park .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Salaita, an African savanna at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6259. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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