African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Kronberg Opel Zoo in Germany

♀ Lilak
"Old wifes, Dashi & Lilak (Matriarch)." Tierpark Berlin 2007.
"Old wifes, Dashi & Lilak (Matriarch)." Tierpark Berlin 2007.


EEP nr7106


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2020-08-26Kronberg Opel Zoo
from Tierpark Berlin

1996-04-17Tierpark Berlin
from Berlin Zoo

1974-05-30Berlin Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Firma Ruhe
from Chipperfield organisation station

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History of updates2021-04-29

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Lilak is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany.

Lilak arrived in 2020-08-26 to the Kronberg Opel Zoo, relocated from the Tierpark Berlin, in Germany.


Lilak lives together with 4 other elephants at the Kronberg Opel Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Christina born 2006-06-18
  2. Kariba born 2006-03-17
  3. Neco born 2021-01-08
  4. Tamo born 2008-01-13


Lilak was born wild 1971.

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Lilak was the last African elephant in Zoo Berlin. She lived in East Berlin Tierpark som years and was transferred in 2020 to Opel Kronberg Zoo.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Lilak, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kronberg Opel Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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