Omari
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Basel Zoo in Switzerland

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Omari  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Origin
Born:* 1951 wild
Birth place: in Ruaha National Park
Capture: 1952-09-21
Imported:1952 by Basel Zoo
Death
Dead: 1965
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1966-01-13
(dead † 1982-11-30)
Ota
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Basel Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

1956-00-00Basel Zoo
from Circus Knie

1956-00-00Circus Knie
from Basel Zoo

1952-11-01Basel Zoo
from August Künzler Big Game Ranch

1952-00-00August Künzler Big Game Ranch
from Ruaha National Park

Record history
History of updates2012-03-06: 

Latest document update2021-09-18 17:37:21
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Biography

† Omari is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1965 at Basel Zoo, in Switzerland, . Official death reason described as aggressive.

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1966-01-13 -- † 1982-11-30 Ota

Origin


Omari was born wild 1951 at Ruaha National Park, captured 1952-09-21 . and imported 1952 by Basel Zoo


Comments / pictures

Attacked the elephant keeper in December 1965.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Omari, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Basel Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3430. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
  • Page 158-64, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
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Categories1965 deaths | 1951 births | Born in Tanzania | Breeding bulls | 1952 captures | 1952 imports | Elephants from Basel Zoo | Switzerland | African savanna elephants


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