Greta (Griet)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Greta (Griet)  dead elephant


EEP nr8304


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1985
Dead: 2014-09-26
Death reason: euthanised: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2012-08-27Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Bioparc Valencia

2007-10-19Bioparc Valencia
from Moscow Zoo

1985-07-30Moscow Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2023-05-06

Latest document update2020-11-03 10:49:10
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† Greta (Griet) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2014-09-26 at Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands, . Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).


Greta (Griet) was born wild 1983 at Kruger National Park, captured 1985 .

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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, Dan, (2024). Greta (Griet), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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