African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes in France

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Sahib  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 46 years old
Born:* 1861 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Imported:1861 by Unknown
Dead: 1907
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes, in France

Date of arrival

1861-00-00Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes
from Johann Schmidt

Johann Schmidt
from Africa unspecified location

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2021-09-15: Unknown importer

Latest document update2021-09-15 16:42:54
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† Sahib is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1907 at Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes, in France, .


Sahib was born wild 1861 at Africa unspecified location. and imported 1861 by Unknown

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Sahib, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • p. 86,
    Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
  • Oettermenn, Schaulust am Elefanten

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