Gustl an African savanna elephant at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno)

☨ Gustl
ID nr:EEP Number: 9008 - 
Species: African savanna 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)
ArrivalCabarceno 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 ,
Imported:1992
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.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Gustl, an African savanna at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno) in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=207. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jörg Burger, head elephantkeeper, Dresden Zoo

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