Aruba an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Aruba  


EEP nr7902


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Born:* 1979 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1981
Dead date: 2020-03-11
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Kronberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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1981-09-17Kronberg Zoo

Document updated2018-03-12: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-03-30: reported dead in 2020-03-12
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† Aruba is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Kronberg Zoo, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 2020-03-11. (see detailed list).


Aruba was born wild 1979, captured 1981 .

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2020-03-12: Zookeepers found her lying on her side on Wednesday morning, and all efforts to bring her back to power was unsuccessful.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Aruba, an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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