Zimba an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Opel Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Zimba  

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Dead date: 2021-04-10
Death reason: disease: Peritonitis (inflammation of peritoneum)
Present / last location:Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany

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1984-03-13Kronberg Opel Zoo

Document updated2018-09-21: link to EleWiki submitted
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† Zimba is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany, of disease in 2021-04-10. Official death reason described as Peritonitis (inflammation of peritoneum). (see detailed list).


Zimba was born wild 1982, captured 1984 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Zimba, an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Opel Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2178. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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