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Omari at Basel Zoo

† Omari
ID Number:
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Dead date: 1965
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive
Location:Basel Zoo
ArrivedBasel Zoo 1956-00-00 from Circus Knie
Circus Knie 1956-00-00
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 1952-11-01
from August Kuenzler
August Kuenzler 1952-00-00
from Ruaha National Park
Born:1951 wild in
Ruaha National Park Tanzania
Capture: 1952,
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1966-01-13 -- † 1982-11-30 Ota
Document updated2012-03-06: 
Attacked the elephant keeper in December 1965.

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