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.

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