African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica in Brazil

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Beré  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Born:* 1975 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2021-10-14
Death reason: pathological: General infection. She had been under veterinary care since July 5th after developing uterine and lung problems
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1983-05-23
(dead † 1983-05-23)

2. Born 1987-07-06 Axé

3. Born 1992-04-19 Chocolate

4. Born 1996-09-17
(dead † 1996-09-17)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica, in Brazil

Date of arrival

1977-08-00Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica
Record history
History of updates2009-01-28: New elephant
2009-08-02: arrival year, country of origin
2010-05-22: text
2010-05-22: removed dead link
2021-10-15: Updated as dead

Latest document update2021-10-15 12:17:56
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† Beré is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2021-10-14 at Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica, in Brazil, . Official death reason described as General infection. She had been under veterinary care since July 5th after developing uterine and lung problems.


  1. () 1983-05-23 -- † 1983-05-23 stillborn
  2. (F) 1987-07-06 Axé
  3. (M) 1992-04-19 Chocolate
  4. () 1996-09-17 -- † 1996-09-17 stillborn


Beré was born wild 1975.

Comments / pictures

She came to the zoo as an exchange of animals. She had four calves with the male Joca. Berés first baby was a very difficult delay so the vets made a surgery to take out the dead baby.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Beré, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica in Brazil. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 March 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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