Vauka an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Zoo

☨ Vauka
ID nr:EEP Number: 5501 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 22 years old
Body height: 3.40 meter, 11.2 feet
Dead date: 1977-10-00
Death reason: euthanised: agressive and the stalls were not good enough to keep him
Location:Kronberg Zoo
ArrivalKronberg Zoo 1955-06-01
Born:* 1955 wild Tanzania
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 1965-08-28 -- † 1982 Afrika, EEP nr: 6502
  2. (M) 1968-04-15 -- † 1981 Afrikano, EEP nr: 6808
Document updated2012-02-29: height

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Vauka, an African savanna at Kronberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at (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

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