Gustl an African savanna elephant at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon

 ☨ ♀ Gustl  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9008
Born:* 1990 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1990
Dead date: 2013-03-00
Death reason: killed: died after being attacked by another elephant
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2003-04-28 Brisa EEP id: 20021
Present / last location:Cabarceno Zoo Obregon, in Spain

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1999-06-22Cabarceno Zoo Obregon
from Dresden Zoo
Dresden Zoo 1992-05-02
from Wolfgang Delfts
Wolfgang Delfts 1992-00-00
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2011-12-27: birth year
2013-04-18: dead
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† Gustl is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon, in Spain, of killed in 2013-03-00. Official death reason described as died after being attacked by another elephant. (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 2003-04-28 Brisa EEP id: 20021


Gustl was born wild 1990 at Kruger National Park, captured 1990 . and imported 1992

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Gustl was becoming more and more agressive during end of the 90´s and was finally isolated off-hand until her export to Spain in summer 1999.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Gustl, an African savanna at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jörg Burger, head elephantkeeper, Dresden Zoo
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel


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