Olga at Beekse Bergen Safaripark

† Olga
ID Number:EEP Number: 8508 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Dead date: 2009-08-20
Death reason: euthanised: injured during attack from other elephants
Location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark
ArrivedBeekse Bergen Safaripark 1988-05-26
Born:1985 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1988,
Document updated2009-08-21: death
Olga was injured during a riot with some of the other elephants. One or two elephants pushed her down and and another elephant ran into her (the keepers don't know what precisely happened). Her injuries were so sever that she had to be euthanised.

Sources, among others

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Elly Louws
  • http://www.safaripark.nl/Nieuws/OLIFANT-OLGA-23-OVERLEDEN-NA-OPSTOOTJE-IN-SAFARIPARK-BEEKSE-BERG

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