African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Olga at Beekse Bergen Safaripark


 ☨ ♀ Olga  

Identification

EEP nr8508

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Origin
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1988
Death
Dead: 2009-08-20
Death reason: euthanised: injured during attack from other elephants
Locations
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1988-05-26Beekse Bergen Safaripark

Document updated2009-08-21: death
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† Olga is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands, from euthanised 2009-08-20. Official death reason described as injured during attack from other elephants. (see detailed list).

Origin


Olga was born wild 1985, captured 1988 .


Comments / pictures

Olga was injured during a riot with some of the other elephants. One or two elephants pushed her down and and another elephant ran into her (the keepers don't know what precisely happened). Her injuries were so sever that she had to be euthanised.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Olga, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1422. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2009 deaths | 1985 births | Born in Zimbabwe | EEP | 1988 captures | Elephants from Beekse Bergen Safaripark | Netherlands | African savanna elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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