Benny (Bennie) an African savanna elephant at Okavango Delta

 ☨ ♂ Benny (Bennie)  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 34 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (125)
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1973
Dead date: 2006-11-27
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Okavango Delta, in Botswana

Date of Arrival

2005-07-09Okavango Delta
from Abu Camp
Abu Camp 1990-00-00
from Randall Moore
Randall Moore 1987-12-27
from Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo 1974-10-05
from Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo 1974-04-18
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2011-04-26: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE
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† Benny (Bennie) is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Okavango Delta, in Botswana, from unknown reasons in 2006-11-27, (see detailed list).


Benny (Bennie) was born wild 1972 in Kruger National Park, captured 1973 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Benny (Bennie), an African savanna at Okavango Delta in Botswana. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Kate Evans


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