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

 ☨ ♀ Olga  


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

Date of Arrival
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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).


Olga was born wild 1985, captured 1988 .

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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 (archived at the Wayback machine)

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