Nobi (Noby)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Nobi (Noby)  dead elephant


Local id Number 3434


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 6 years old
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1973
Dead: 1978-08-16
Death reason: disease: appendiceal rupture from appendicitis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden

Date of arrival

1973-04-18Kolmarden Zoo
Record history
History of updates2012-07-01: death cause
2012-07-05: arrival date
2021-11-20: Born in Africa

Latest document update2021-11-20 13:14:03
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† Nobi (Noby) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1978-08-16 at Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden, . Official death reason described as appendiceal rupture from appendicitis.


Nobi (Noby) was born wild 1972 at Africa unspecified location, captured 1973 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Nobi (Noby), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren

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