Mafuta
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Halle Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mafuta  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr8103

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Origin
Born:* 1981-00-00 wild
Birth place: in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Capture: 1981
Imported:1983? by Firma Ruhe
Death
Dead: 2015-11-11
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Halle Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2006-12-08Halle Zoo
from Tierpark Berlin

1997-07-18Tierpark Berlin
from Magdeburg Zoo

1986-11-10Magdeburg Zoo
from Leipzig Zoo

1984-08-09Leipzig Zoo
from Magdeburg Zoo

1983-10-06Magdeburg Zoo
from Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen

1983-07-09Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen 1983-07-09
from Firma Ruhe

Firma Ruhe
from Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)

Record history
History of updates2009-10-18:�Text
2016-01-03: death records

Latest document update2022-09-03 12:50:31
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Biography

† Mafuta is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2015-11-11 at Halle Zoo, in Germany, .

Origin


Mafuta was born wild 1981-00-00 at Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve), captured 1981 . and imported 1983? by Firma Ruhe


Comments / pictures

2006-09-30: Attacked elephant keeper Ingolf Kastirke in Berlin Tierpark

Mafuta and Pori have their origin in Wanki, Zimbabwe.

Mafuta in Halle Zoo
Mafuta 2005. Foto: Petra Prager, Berlin, Germany.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mafuta, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Halle Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=482. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
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