African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Sigean Zoo in France

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Seronga  dead elephant
Photo © Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
Photo © Daniela Dunger, Leipzig


EEP nr9901


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Born:* 1994 wild
Birth place: in Tuli Block
Capture: 1998 Tuli Block
Imported:1999 by Erfurt Zoo
Freight:Air cargo
Dead: 2013-11-21
Death reason: unknown: collapsed, with acute heart problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sigean Zoo, in France

Date of arrival

Sigean Zoo
from Erfurt Zoo

1999-01-13Erfurt Zoo
from African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza)

1998-07-00African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza)
from Tuli Block

Record history
History of updates2013-12-17: death

Latest document update2021-09-25 12:33:13
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† Seronga is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2013-11-21 at Sigean Zoo, in France, . Official death reason described as collapsed, with acute heart problems.


Seronga was born wild 1994 at Tuli Block, captured 1998 , captured at Tuli Block. and imported 1999 by Erfurt Zoo, Air cargo

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Seronga in Sigean Zoo

Photo © Daniela Dunger, Leipzig

2013-11-21: Seronga collapsed at 6pm, and died within minutes.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Seronga, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Sigean Zoo in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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