Greta (Griet) an African savanna elephant at Beekse Bergen Safaripark

 ☨ ♀ Greta (Griet)  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8304
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1985
Dead date: 2014-09-26
Death reason: euthanised: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival

2012-08-27Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Bioparc Valencia
Bioparc Valencia 2007-10-19
from Moscow Zoo
Moscow Zoo 1985-07-30
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2009-03-14: Management, Text
2012-08-27: transfer
2012-09-02: corr transfer
2016-01-03: death records
2018-09-22: link to EleWiki submitted
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† Greta (Griet) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands, euthanised in 2014-09-26, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)(see detailed list).


Greta (Griet) was born wild 1983 in Kruger National Park, captured 1985 .

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2012-08-27: Greta left Valencia zoo, for transfer to Hilvarenbeek in Netherlands.

2007: Greta and Betty were transferred together from the Moscow Zoo to Spain in October 2007. They were both born in 1983 at Kruger National Park and imported to Russia in July 1985.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Greta (Griet), an African savanna at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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