African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Fasano Zoosafari in Italy

♀ Betty



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Body height: 2.60 meter, 8.5 feet
Body weight: 3500.00 kg, 7700.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1986 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fasano Zoosafari, in Italy

Date of arrival

2012-12-14Fasano Zoosafari
from Osnabruck Zoo

2011-02-26Osnabruck Zoo
from Circus Crocofant

Record history
History of updates2022-05-24

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Betty is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Fasano Zoosafari, in Italy.

Betty arrived in 2012-12-14 to the Fasano Zoosafari, relocated from the Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany.


Betty lives together with 8 other elephants at the Fasano Zoosafari:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Bambi born 1969
  2. Gitta (Geeta)
  3. Izik Jonathan born 2004-05-06
  4. Rebecca
  5. Robin born 1970
  6. Syndha born 1967
  7. unknown born 1981
  8. unknown born 1981


Betty was born wild 1986.

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In late February 2011, Betty and Miry were retired from Circus Crocofant to Zoo Osnabruck.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Betty, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Fasano Zoosafari in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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