African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Berlin Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Yala  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 9 years old
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place: in Zimbabwe unspecified location
Imported:1966 by J. C. Schulz Inc.
Dead: 1973-06-20
Death reason: disease: toxication by Clostridium perfrigens
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1966-00-00Berlin Zoo
from Walter Schulz Co

Record history
History of updates
2021-09-28: Importer Jurgen C. Schulz
2021-09-28: Born in Zimbabwe

Latest document update2021-09-28 17:38:44
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† Yala is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1973-06-20 at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as toxication by Clostridium perfrigens.


Yala was born wild 1964 at Zimbabwe unspecified location. and imported 1966 by J. C. Schulz Inc.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Yala, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3969. (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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