Benjamin (Ben, Ebeni) at Thoiry Zoo (Parc de Thoiry)

Benjamin (Ben, Ebeni)
ID Number:EEP Number: 8004 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 34 years
Location:Thoiry Zoo (Parc de Thoiry)
ArrivedThoiry Zoo (Parc de Thoiry) 2002-10-02
from Howletts Wild Animal Park
Howletts Wild Animal Park 1995-04-27
from Monde Sauvage Safari, Aywaille
Monde Sauvage Safari, Aywaille 1989-03-23
from Tuddern safari park (Löwensafari Tüddern)
Tuddern safari park (Löwensafari Tüddern) 1988-06-30
from Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
Born:1984 wild Zimbabwe
Document updated2010-09-25: 
EEG state birth year 1981.

1995-04-02: Ebeni killed the elephantkeeper Dougie Robertson at Monde Sauvage Safari

Sources, among others

  • Peter Stolk
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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