Guba an African forest elephant at Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona)

 ☨ ♂ Guba  
Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
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Born:* 1980 wild
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Dead date: 1996-02-07
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona), in Spain

Date of Arrival

1981-05-21Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona)

Document updated2012-02-25: corr arrival date
2018-04-02: corr sex to male
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† Guba is a dead Male ♂ African forest elephant, (Loxodonta cyclotis), who died at Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona), in Spain, from unknown reasons in 1996-02-07, (see detailed list).


Guba was born wild 1980.

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EEG stated as forest elephant in 1992

During the first years in the zoo it was thought that it was a female, but later it was proved wrong.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Guba, an African forest at Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona) in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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