Aja an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Rhenen Zoo

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Aja at Rhenen Zoo

Aja. Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen 08/2009. Photo: © Peter Stolk
Aja
ID nr:EEP Number: 7104 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Management:Protected contact
People killed:1
Location:Rhenen Zoo
ArrivalRhenen Zoo 2006-04-07
from Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas 2005-10-18
from Erfurt Zoo
Erfurt Zoo 1974-06-08
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1974-00-00
from Chipperfield organisation station
Born:* 1971 wild Uganda
Capture: 1974 ,
Document updated2009-09-03: Management, Text, Image

2010-06-18: prev location

2013-04-10: mankiller
2018-05-10: link to EleWiki submitted
The three elephants of Ouwehands Dierenpark in Rhenen are managed in protected contact with target training. Aja had previously killed a keeper.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Aja, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1693. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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