African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Masa at Howletts Wild Animal Park


 ☨ ♀ Masa  



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Identification

EEP nr6910

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969-12-01 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2019-09-04
Death reason: euthanised:
Offspring
Total: 6 babies

1. Born 1982-05-25
(dead † 1989-09-29)
Sabi EEP id: 8215

2. Born 1985-07-02
(dead † 2013-04-02)
Swana EEP id: 8502

3. Born 1997-08-06 Jassa (Jasa) EEP id: 9704

4. Born 2006-07-17 Jama EEP id: 20048

5. Born 2011-01-24 Mchumba (twin) EEP id: 20078

6. Born 2011-01-25
(dead † 2011-01-25)
twin (stillborn)
Locations
Present / last location:Howletts Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1972-01-01Howletts Wild Animal Park

Document updated2018-11-27: link to EleWiki submitted
2019-09-07: dead
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Description

† Masa is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Howletts Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom, from euthanised 2019-09-04. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1982-05-25 -- † 1989-09-29 Sabi EEP id: 8215
  2. (F) 1985-07-02 -- † 2013-04-02 Swana EEP id: 8502
  3. (M) 1997-08-06 Jassa (Jasa) EEP id: 9704
  4. (F) 2006-07-17 Jama EEP id: 20048
  5. (M) 2011-01-24 Mchumba (twin) EEP id: 20078
  6. (M) 2011-01-25 -- † 2011-01-25 twin (stillborn)

Origin


Masa was born wild 1969-12-01.


Comments / pictures

2019-09-04: Elephant Masa has died after 47 years at Howletts Wild Animal Park. Masa, who is estimated to be at least 50 years old, was sadly put to sleep after falling ill early yesterday morning (September 4). She first moved to the zoo in Bekesbourne, near Canterbury, from Africa in 1972 and was the leader of the herd at the time of her death.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Masa, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Howletts Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=836. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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