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

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Unknown  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:unknown, unknown age, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Imported:1870 by Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Freight:by ship
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dresden Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1870-00-00Dresden Zoo
from Port of Trieste

1870-00-00Port of Trieste
from Alexandria Port

1870-00-00Alexandria Port
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

1870-00-00Firma Carl Hagenbeck
from Suez Port

1870-00-00Suez Port
from Lorenzo Casanova

Lorenzo Casanova
from Africa unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2009-11-09: 
2021-09-15: Importer Firma Hagenbeck

Latest document update2021-09-15 17:09:51
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† Unknown is a dead unknown African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Dresden Zoo, in Germany, .


Unknown was born wild at Africa unspecified location. and imported 1870 by Firma Carl Hagenbeck, by ship

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Most probably delivered 1870 by Carl Hagenbeck, on his trip from Suez, over Trieste and Vienna, with shipment of animals he took over from Lorenzo Casanova in 1870.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Unknown, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Dresden Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=119. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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