African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Dresden Zoo in Germany

♀ Mogli
Elephant Mogli and Dan Koehl Dresden Zoo 1999. Photo: Thomas Sickert, Dresden Zoo.
Elephant Mogli and Dan Koehl Dresden Zoo 1999. Photo: Thomas Sickert, Dresden Zoo.


EEP nr9907


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1995 wild
Birth place: in Tuli Block
Capture: 1997
Imported:1999 by Dresden Zoo
Freight:Air cargo
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dresden Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1999-01-13Dresden Zoo
from African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza)

1998-07-00African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza)
from Tuli Block

Record history
History of updates2018-03-14: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted

Latest document update2021-09-15 11:16:57
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Mogli is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Dresden Zoo, in Germany.

Mogli arrived in 1999-01-13 to the Dresden Zoo, relocated from the African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza), in South Africa.


Mogli lives together with 3 other elephants at the Dresden Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Drumbo born 1990
  2. Sawu born 1996
  3. Tonga born 1989

Affiliated people

1: Dan Koehl (elephant keeper from 1999 to 1999)


Mogli was born wild 1995 at Tuli Block, captured 1997 . and imported 1999 by Dresden Zoo, Air cargo

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Mogli, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Dresden Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 February 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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