African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Port Lympne Zoo in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Kruger  dead elephant


EEP nr8403


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2015-10-23
Death reason: euthanised: Arthritis
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2003-01-15 Ashanti EEP id: 200301?

2. Born 2003-04-07
(dead † 2017-10-20)
Nala EEP id: 20016

3. Born 2004-05-08
(dead † 2004-05-08)
killed EEP id: 20030

4. Born 2007-07-23
(dead † 2007-07-23)
stillborn EEP id: 200700
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Port Lympne Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

2006-10-04Port Lympne Zoo
from Knowsley Safari Park

1993-08-09Knowsley Safari Park
from Windsor Safari Park

Record history
History of updates2016-01-03: death records, birth country
2018-03-09: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kruger is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2015-10-23 at Port Lympne Zoo, in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as Arthritis.


Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 2003-01-15 Ashanti EEP id: 200301?
  2. (F) 2003-04-07 -- † 2017-10-20 Nala EEP id: 20016
  3. (M) 2004-05-08 -- † 2004-05-08 killed EEP id: 20030
  4. (F) 2007-07-23 -- † 2007-07-23 stillborn EEP id: 200700


Kruger was born wild 1984.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kruger, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Port Lympne Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2022 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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