Matla an African savanna elephant at Bioparc Valencia


♀ Matla

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2000 wild
Birth place:
Imported:2008
Locations
Present / last location:Bioparc Valencia, in Spain

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2008-11-06Bioparc Valencia
from Namib Game Services (Herbert Henle)

Document updated2009-03-14: New elephant RE

2009-10-21: name, age

2012-06-08: Henle RE
2018-09-05: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

Location


Matla is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Bioparc Valencia, in Spain.

Matla arrived Bioparc Valencia 2008-11-06, relocated from Namib Game Services (Herbert Henle), in Namibia.

In Bioparc Valencia, Matla lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Jambo born 2004-03-15
  2. ,
  3. Kibo born 1977-11-27
  4. ,
  5. Manti born 2005
  6. ,
  7. Maya born 2004
  8. ,
  9. Metzi born 2003
  10. ,
  11. Miri born 2003
  12. ,
  13. Muti born 2001
  14. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Matla was born wild 2000. and imported 2008



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Matla, an African savanna elephant at Bioparc Valencia in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4664. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2000 births | Born in Namibia | 2008 imports | Elephants from Bioparc Valencia | Spain | African savanna elephants



    This document was updated: 2018-09-05 16:15:21


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