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

♀ Pori


EEP nr8102


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1981 wild
Birth place: in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Capture: 1983
Imported:1983? by Firma Ruhe
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2001-05-04 Tana EEP id: 20006

2. Born 2005-06-27
(dead † 2005-06-27)
killed EEP id: 20038

3. Born 2007-05-20 Kando EEP id: 200700
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Halle Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2020-08-20Halle 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 updates2012-03-07

Latest document update2022-09-03 12:56:56
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Pori is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Halle Zoo, in Germany.

Pori arrived in 2020-08-20 to the Halle Zoo, relocated from the Tierpark Berlin, in Germany.


Pori lives together with 4 other elephants at the Halle Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Elani born 2019-09-20
  2. Simon born 2024-02-04
  3. Tamika born 2016-06-27
  4. Tana born 2001-05-04


  1. (F) 2001-05-04 Tana EEP id: 20006
  2. (M) 2005-06-27 -- † 2005-06-27 killed EEP id: 20038
  3. (M) 2007-05-20 Kando EEP id: 200700


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

Comments / pictures

Mafuta and Pori have their origin in Wanki, Zimbabwe.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Pori, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Halle Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=483. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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