Samba (Chamba, Tjampa)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Harry Malter familypark in Belgium

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Samba (Chamba, Tjampa)  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationGhent Museum of Zoology, Gent, Netherlands



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2001-05-23
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Harry Malter familypark, in Belgium

Date of arrival

Harry Malter familypark
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History of updates2020-10-04

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Samba (Chamba, Tjampa) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2001-05-23 at Harry Malter familypark, in Belgium, . Official death reason described as arthritis.

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at Ghent Museum of Zoology, in Gent, Netherlands, since 2001-00-00.


Samba (Chamba, Tjampa) was born wild .

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Her Skeleton is in the Museum voor Dierkunde van de Universiteit Gent.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Samba (Chamba, Tjampa), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Harry Malter familypark in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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