Gustl at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno)

† Gustl
ID Number:EEP Number: 9008 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Dead date: 2013-03-00
Death reason: killed: died after being attacked by another elephant
Location:Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno)
ArrivedCabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno) 1999-06-22
from Dresden Zoo
Dresden Zoo 1992-05-02
from Wolfgang Delfts
Wolfgang Delfts 1992-00-00
from Kruger National Park
Born:1990 wild in
Kruger National Park
Capture: 1990,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2003-04-28 Brisa, EEP nr: 20021
Document updated2011-12-27: birth year
2013-04-18: dead
Gustl was becoming more and more agressive during end of the 90┬┤s and was finally isolated off-hand until her export to Spain in summer 1999.

Sources, among others

  • J├Ârg Burger, head elephantkeeper, Dresden Zoo
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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