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Benny (Bennie) at Okavango Delta

† Benny (Bennie)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 125 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 34 years old
Dead date: 2006-11-27
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Okavango Delta
ArrivedOkavango Delta 2005-07-09
from Elephant Back Safaris (Abu Camp)
Elephant Back Safaris (Abu Camp) 1990-00-00
from Randall Moore
Randall Moore 1987-12-27
from Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo 1974-10-05
from Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo 1974-04-18
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
Born:1972 wild in
Kruger National Park
Capture: 1973,
Document updated2011-04-26: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE

Sources, among others

  • Kate Evans

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