African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cabarceno Zoo Obregon in Spain

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Gustl  dead elephant


EEP nr9008


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Born:* 1990 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1990
Imported:1992 by Wolfgang Delfts
Dead: 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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cabarceno Zoo Obregon, in Spain

Date of arrival

1999-06-22Cabarceno Zoo Obregon
from Dresden Zoo

1992-05-02Dresden Zoo
from Wolfgang Delfts

1992-00-00Wolfgang Delfts
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2021-03-01

Latest document update2021-09-18 12:44:04
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† Gustl is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2013-03-00 at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon, in Spain, . Official death reason described as died after being attacked by another elephant.

Affiliated people

1: Dan Koehl (elephant keeper from 1999 to 1999)


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


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

Comments / pictures

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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Gustl, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 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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