Safari an African savanna elephant at Erfurt Zoo

♀ Safari
Photo © Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
Photo © Daniela Dunger, Leipzig


EEP nr7105


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1974
Present / last location:Erfurt Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1974-06-08Erfurt Zoo
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1974-00-00
from Chipperfield organisation station

Document updated2009-09-27: 
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Safari is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Erfurt Zoo, in Germany.

Safari arrived Erfurt Zoo 1974-06-08, relocated from Firma Ruhe, in Germany.

In Erfurt Zoo, Safari lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Ayoka born 2020-08-05
  2. ,
  3. Chupa born 2003-12-25
  4. ,
  5. Csami born 1995
  6. ,
  7. Kibo born 2005-10-09
  8. , (see detailed list).


Safari was born wild 1971, captured 1974 . and imported 1974

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Safari, an African savanna elephant at Erfurt Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 May 2021 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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