Mampe an African forest elephant at Berlin Zoo

 ☨ ♂ Mampe  

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
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Born:* 1917 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1933-11-11
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival

1926-00-00Berlin Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

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† Mampe is a dead Male ♂ African forest elephant, (Loxodonta cyclotis), who died at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, from unknown reasons in 1933-11-11, (see detailed list).


Mampe was born wild 1917.

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After reaching 176 cm, this animal did not grow anymore.

The Berliner zoologist described this elephant as Dwarf-elephant, later classified as Loxodonta pumilus by Noack.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mampe, an African forest at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo


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