Vauka an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Vauka  

Identification

EEP nr5501

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 22 years old
Body height: 3.40 meter, 11.2 feet
Origin
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1977-10-00
Death reason: euthanised: agressive and the stalls were not good enough to keep him
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1965-08-28
(dead † 1982)
Afrika EEP id: 6502

2. Born 1968-04-15
(dead † 1981)
Afrikano EEP id: 6808
Locations
Present / last location:Kronberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1955-06-01Kronberg Zoo

Document updated2012-02-29: height
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† Vauka is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Kronberg Zoo, in Germany, of euthanised in 1977-10-00. Official death reason described as agressive and the stalls were not good enough to keep him. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 1965-08-28 -- † 1982 Afrika EEP id: 6502
  2. (M) 1968-04-15 -- † 1981 Afrikano EEP id: 6808

Origin


Vauka was born wild 1955.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Vauka, an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3222. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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  • Categories1977 deaths | 1955 births | Born in Tanzania | Breeding bulls | EEP | Elephants from Kronberg Zoo | Germany | African savanna elephants



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