Kita
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Detroit Zoo in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kita  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr88

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Origin
Born:* 1958 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1958
Death
Dead: 1989-12-23
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis; pnemonia; infected feet
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Detroit Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1959-05-20Detroit Zoo
Record history
History of updates2011-04-16

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kita is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1989-12-23 at Detroit Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as arthritis; pnemonia; infected feet.

Origin

Kita was born wild 1958, captured 1958 .

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kita, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Detroit Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=787. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
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Categories1989 deaths | 1958 births | Born in Myanmar | 1958 captures | Elephants from Detroit Zoo | United States | Asian elephants


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