Greta (Griet) an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Beekse Bergen Safaripark

☨ Greta (Griet)
ID nr:EEP Number: 8304 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Dead date: 2014-09-26
Death reason: euthanised: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark
ArrivalBeekse Bergen Safaripark 2012-08-27
from Bioparc Valencia
Bioparc Valencia 2007-10-19
from Moscow Zoo
Moscow Zoo 1985-07-30
from Kruger National Park
Born:* 1983 wild
in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1985 ,
Document updated2009-03-14:�Management, Text


2012-09-02:�corr transfer

2016-01-03: death records
2018-09-22: link to EleWiki submitted
2012-08-27: Greta left Valencia zoo, for transfer to Hilvarenbeek in Netherlands.

2007: Greta and Betty were transferred together from the Moscow Zoo to Spain in October 2007. They were both born in 1983 at Kruger National Park and imported to Russia in July 1985.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Greta (Griet), an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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