Lilak an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Zoo

♀ Lilak
"Old wifes, Dashi & Lilak (Matriarch)." Tierpark Berlin 2007.
"Old wifes, Dashi & Lilak (Matriarch)." Tierpark Berlin 2007.

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 7106
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Kronberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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2020-08-26Kronberg Zoo
from Tierpark Berlin
Tierpark Berlin 1996-04-17
from Berlin Zoo
Berlin Zoo 1974-05-30
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe
from Chipperfield organisation station

Document updated2009-01-05: Image
2018-05-29: text
2020-08-26: transferred to Opel Zoo
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Lilak is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Kronberg Zoo, in Germany.

Lilak arrived in Kronberg Zoo 2020-08-26, relocated from Tierpark Berlin, in Germany.

In Kronberg Zoo, Lilak lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kariba born 2006-03-17
  2. ,
  3. Tamo born 2008-01-13
  4. ,
  5. Zimba born 1982
  6. , (see detailed list).


Lilak was born wild 1971.

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Lilak was the last African elephant in Zoo Berlin. She lived in East Berlin Tierpark som years and was transferred in 2020 to Opel Kronberg Zoo.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Lilak, an African savanna at Kronberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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