African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Kronberg Opel Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Zimba  dead elephant

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Dead: 2021-04-10
Death reason: disease: Peritonitis (inflammation of peritoneum)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1984-03-13Kronberg Opel Zoo
Record history
History of updates2018-09-21: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2021-04-29 07:30:38
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† Zimba is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2021-04-10 at Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as Peritonitis (inflammation of peritoneum).


Zimba was born wild 1982, captured 1984 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Zimba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kronberg Opel Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2178. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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