African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky) at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon

 ☨ ♀ Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky)  
Photo: � Philippe Aquilon, France.
Photo: � Philippe Aquilon, France.



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Status:foot problems
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2014-03-19
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer in Uterus
Present / last location:La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon, in France

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2010-06-17La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon
from Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle 2009-10-00
from Pakawi Park (Olmense Zoo)
Pakawi Park (Olmense Zoo) 2009-05-00
from Amedeo Folco

Document updated2011-06-05:�updated locations
2016-01-03: death records
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† Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky) is a dead foot problems Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon, in France, from euthanised 2014-03-19. Official death reason described as Cancer in Uterus. (see detailed list).


Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky) was born wild 1982.

Comments / pictures

Often showed by Sharon Folco.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Philippe Aquilon, France.
  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger


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