Mafuta at Halle Zoo

Female African Bush elephant Mafuta at Halle Zoo

Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
† Mafuta
ID Number:EEP Number: 8103 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 34 years
Dead date: 2015-11-11
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Halle Zoo
ArrivedHalle Zoo 2006-12-08
from Berlin-Friedrichsfelde Tierpark
Berlin-Friedrichsfelde Tierpark 1997-07-18
from Magdeburg Zoo
Magdeburg Zoo 1986-11-10
from Leipzig Zoo
Leipzig Zoo 1984-08-09
from Magdeburg Zoo
Magdeburg Zoo 1983-10-06
from Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
Born:1981-00-00 wild in
Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park) Zimbabwe
Capture: 1981
Document updated2009-10-18:�Text
2016-01-03: death records
2006-09-30: Attacked elephant keeper Ingolf Kastirke in Berlin Tierpark

Mafuta and Pori have their origin in Wanki, Zimbabwe.


Mafuta 2005. Foto: Petra Prager, Berlin, Germany.

Sources, among others

  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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