Kruger an African savanna elephant at Port Lympne Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Kruger  

Identification

EEP nr8403

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Origin
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2015-10-23
Death reason: euthanised: Arthritis
Offspring
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
Present / last location:Port Lympne Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-10-04Port Lympne Zoo
from Knowsley Safari Park
Knowsley Safari Park 1993-08-09
from Windsor Safari Park

Document updated2016-01-03: death records, birth country
2018-03-09: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
Random literature
Description

† Kruger is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Port Lympne Zoo, in United Kingdom, of euthanised in 2015-10-23. Official death reason described as Arthritis. (see detailed list).

Offspring


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

Origin


Kruger was born wild 1984.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kruger, an African savanna elephant at Port Lympne Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1663. (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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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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