African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Mampe at Berlin Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Mampe  




Identification


Description

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Origin
Born:* 1917 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1933-11-11
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1926-00-00Berlin Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Document updated2021-07-04
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† Mampe is a dead Male ♂ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, 1933-11-11. (see detailed list).

Origin


Mampe was born wild 1917.


Comments / pictures

After reaching 176 cm, this animal did not grow anymore.

The Berliner zoologist described this elephant as Dwarf-elephant, later classified as Loxodonta pumilus by Noack.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mampe, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3916. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

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