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

♀ Betty



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 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 updates2011-03-01: Text, Birth RE

2011-03-29: PC

2012-12-19: transfer

2018-03-10: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2018-09-19: link to EleWiki submitted

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 11 other elephants at the Fasano Zoosafari:
  1. 1. ♀ Bambi born 1969
  2. 2. ♀ Batman born 1969
  3. 3. ♀ Gitta (Geeta)
  4. 4. ♂ Izik Jonathan born 2004-05-06
  5. 5. ♀ Rebecca
  6. 6. ♀ Ringo born 1970
  7. 7. ♀ Robin born 1970
  8. 8. ♀ Sancho born 1970
  9. 9. ♀ Syndha born 1967
  10. 10. ♀ unknown born 1981
  11. 11. ♂ unknown born 1981

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Betty was born wild 1986.

Comments / pictures

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

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Betty, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Fasano Zoosafari in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4008. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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