Kenny an African savanna elephant at Basel Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Kenny  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 6904
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Origin
Born:* 1967 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1998-05-19
Death reason: disease: joint/hind leg problem
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

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

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

Date of Arrival

1984-08-02 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, disease in 1998-05-19, joint/hind leg problem(see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

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

Origin


Kenny was born wild 1967.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Kenny, an African savanna at Basel Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=9. (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

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Categories1998 deaths | 1967 births | Born in Uganda | Breeding bulls | EEP | Elephants from Basel Zoo | Switzerland | African savanna elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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