Myntrik an African savanna elephant at Peaugres Safaripark

 ☨ ♀ Myntrik  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9805
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place: in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Capture: 1987
Dead date: 2004-01-30
Death reason: euthanised: Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
Present / last location:Peaugres Safaripark, in France

Date of Arrival

1998-07-13Peaugres Safaripark
from Boras Zoo
Boras Zoo 1998-05-26
from Kolmarden Zoo
Kolmarden Zoo 1987-02-21
from Wingst Baby Zoo
Wingst Baby Zoo 1985-00-00
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe
from Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)

Document updated2009-11-29: corr death date
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† Myntrik is a dead sick Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Peaugres Safaripark, in France, euthanised in 2004-01-30, Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test(see detailed list).


Myntrik was born wild 1984 in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve), captured 1987 .

Comments / pictures

Myntrik brought tuberculosis from Kolmarden Zoo to Boras Zoo and Peugres.

2004-12-08: Positive tuberculosis trunk-wash test

2004-01-31: TB on post mortem, confirmed by culture

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Myntrik, an African savanna at Peaugres Safaripark in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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


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