Monsoon
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Samburu National Reserve in Kenya

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Monsoon  dead elephant


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Identification

Orphans of Samburu idStorms 2 family

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kenya unspecified location
Death
Dead: 2022-09-26
Death reason: unknown: Age related; After consultations with the vet, Monsoon was sadly euthanised to end her suffering.
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2004 Hurricane

2. Born 2009 unknown
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Samburu National Reserve, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Samburu National Reserve
Record history
History of updates2022-04-18

Latest document update2022-10-01 19:21:54
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Biography

† Monsoon is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2022-09-26 at Samburu National Reserve, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as Age related; After consultations with the vet, Monsoon was sadly euthanised to end her suffering..

Offspring


  1. (F) 2004 Hurricane
  2. (M) 2009 unknown

Origin


Monsoon was born wild at Kenya unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

Monsoon, the Matriarch of the Storms 2 family, is a resilient leader and a survivor. After being shot five times and losing two daughters during the Poaching crisis of 2009 - 2013, she amazed researchers by giving birth again for the first time in nine years.

Monsoon has one surviving daughter, Hurricane, who was born in 2004, and a son - born in 2009. She recently became a grandmother again after Hurricane gave birth to a son.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Monsoon, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Samburu National Reserve in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8070. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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