Katoto at Basel Zoo

† Katoto
ID Number:
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 21 years
Dead date: 1972
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive
Location:Basel Zoo
ArrivedBasel Zoo 1956-00-00 from Circus Knie
Circus Knie 1956-00-00
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 1952-11-01
from August Kuenzler
August Kuenzler 1952-00-00
from Ruaha National Park
Born:1951 wild in
Ruaha National Park Tanzania
Capture: 1952
Document updated2012-03-06: 
Became aggressive and dangerous 1972.

The skeleton is in Basel museum.

Sources, among others

Internal relevant links

Search more on the web for Katoto

54.224.234.8Home Guestbook Recent changes-updates Glossary - Encyclopedia Frequently asked questions Elephant Facts & Trivia Evolution Extinct:Proboscidea Species Anatomy Diseases People Care Footcare Training Breeding Database Location database Shiva Organizations Literature F Posters Website Webrings Contact Selected links News
Book Americas elephants by Bob Cline

More info?