African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sabi  dead elephant
Sabi and head elephantkeeper Marcus Linder, Augsburg Zoo. Photo: Gunther Barth, Erfurt.
Sabi and head elephantkeeper Marcus Linder, Augsburg Zoo. Photo: Gunther Barth, Erfurt.


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2018-01-02
Death reason: euthanised: constipation
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2011-11-24Rhenen Zoo
from Augsburg Zoo

1987-04-01Augsburg Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1986-08-01Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Wingst Baby Zoo

Wingst Baby Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2011-12-25: Transfer, Text RE
2011-12-27: pc
2018-02-28: dead

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Sabi is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2018-01-02 at Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands, . Official death reason described as constipation.


Sabi was born wild 1984.

Comments / pictures

2011-10-20: Sabi attacked an elephant keeper during morning cleaning.
2011-11-24: "Elefantendame Sabi and Franzi from Zoo Augsburg have a new home in Zoo Rhenen." //Jaroslav Vanecek

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Sabi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Marcus Linder, Augsburg Zoo

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

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