Flora an African savanna elephant at Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage)

♀ Flora
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 33 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8803
Born:* 1988 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage), in France

Date of Arrival
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2003-04-10Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage)
from Dudley Zoo
Dudley Zoo 1998-01-26
from Twycross Zoo
Twycross Zoo
from Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park
from Mary Chipperfield

Document updated2018-05-29: updated prev location: Longleat
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Flora is a confiscated Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage), in France.

Flora arrived in Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage) 2003-04-10, relocated from Dudley Zoo, in United Kingdom.

In Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage), Flora lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bamba born 1989
  2. , (see detailed list).


Flora was born wild 1988.

Comments / pictures

Flora was bullied and went temporarily to Twycross then Dudley joining their loan African 'Flossie'. When Dudley stopped keeping elephants they were transferred to Planet Sauvage in France.
Mark Achurch, Oxford, United Kingdom

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Flora, an African savanna at Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3598. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Mark Achurch, Oxford, United Kingdom

  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel


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