African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Platschow Elefantenhof in Germany

♀ Somali
From left to right: Mocamba, Wendel Huber and Somali.
From left to right: Mocamba, Wendel Huber and Somali.



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Imported:1986 by George Munro
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Platschow Elefantenhof, in Germany

Date of arrival

2009-05-00Platschow Elefantenhof
from Wendel Huber

1986-00-00Wendel Huber
from George Munro

Record history
History of updates2009-05-29: transfer
2017-03-10: link to EleWiki submitted
2017-03-10: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2021-09-18: Importer George Munro
2023-09-08: Born in Africa

Latest document update2023-09-08 16:56:45
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Somali is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Platschow Elefantenhof, in Germany.

Somali arrived in 2009-05-00 to the Platschow Elefantenhof, relocated from the Wendel Huber, in Switzerland.

Somali lives together with 8 other elephants at the Platschow Elefantenhof:
  1. Citta born 1987
  2. Kenya (Kenia) born 1988
  3. lndra born 1988
  4. Sandra born 1980
  5. Susi (Susie) born 1971
  6. Tembo born 1986
  7. Timba born 1984
  8. Vana born 1959

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Somali was born wild 1985 at Africa unspecified location. and imported 1986 by George Munro

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Somali, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Platschow Elefantenhof in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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