African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante) in France

♀ Samba
Alternative name: Tanya, Tania



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Management:Free contact

People killed:1: 84-year-old man playing petanque in Lizy-sur-Ourcq, Paris, 2013-09-08
Born:* 1988 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante), in France

Date of arrival

Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante)
Record history
History of updates2013-09-10: mankiller
2022-04-15: Born in Africa

Latest document update2022-04-15 10:15:05
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Samba is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante), in France.

Samba arrived to the Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante) unknown date,

In Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante), Samba lives as single living elephant at this location


Samba was born wild 1988 at Africa unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

2013-09-08: Killed an 84-year-old man playing petanque in the village square in the Paris commuter village of Lizy-sur-Ourcq.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Samba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1988 births | Born in Kenya | Elephants from Cirque de lEurope (Max Aucante) | France | Mankillers | Single living | African savanna elephants

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