African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Opeline at Kronberg Opel Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Opeline  

Identification

EEP nr5201

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Origin
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1993-06-14
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1965-08-28
(dead † 1982)
Afrika EEP id: 6502

2. Born 1968-04-15
(dead † 1981)
Afrikano EEP id: 6808
Locations
Present / last location:Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1955-06-01Kronberg Opel Zoo

Document updated2021-04-29
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Description

† Opeline is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany, 1993-06-14. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1965-08-28 -- † 1982 Afrika EEP id: 6502
  2. (M) 1968-04-15 -- † 1981 Afrikano EEP id: 6808

Origin


Opeline was born wild 1952.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Opeline, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kronberg Opel Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3220. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • 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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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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