Matla an African savanna elephant at Bioparc Valencia

♀ Matla
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Id number
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 2000 wild
Birth place:
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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Matla is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Bioparc Valencia, in Spain.

Matla arrived in 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).


Matla was born wild 2000. and imported 2008

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Matla, an African savanna at Bioparc Valencia in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2021 at (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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