African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Kenny at Basel Zoo

 ☨ ♂ Kenny  


EEP nr6904


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Born:* 1967 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1998-05-19
Death reason: disease: joint/hind leg problem
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1992-03-20
(dead † 1992-03-20)

2. Born 1992-04-09
(dead † 2013-01-23)
Pambo EEP id: 9201
Present / last location:Basel Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1984-08-02Basel Zoo
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1978-01-00
from Mary Chipperfield

Document updated2017-03-08: link to ele-wiki submitted
2017-03-08: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
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† Kenny is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Basel Zoo, in Switzerland, from disease 1998-05-19. Official death reason described as joint/hind leg problem. (see detailed list).


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 1992-03-20 -- † 1992-03-20 stillborn
  2. (M) 1992-04-09 -- † 2013-01-23 Pambo EEP id: 9201


Kenny was born wild 1967.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kenny, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Basel Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Elefanten-wiki on (Google Translated version)
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel


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