African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park in Germany

♀ Bibi
Bibi with daugther Panya. Tierpark Berlin 2008. Photo: � Petra Prager
Bibi with daugther Panya. Tierpark Berlin 2008. Photo: � Petra Prager


EEP nr8505


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place: in Gwayi River conservancy
Capture: 1987
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 1999-01-15 Matibi EEP id: 9903

2. Born 2007-08-22 Panya EEP id: 200700

3. Born 2013-09-19 Tatu Chinara

4. Born 2015-09-22
(dead † 2015-09-22)
Ahorisha EEP id: 201500

5. Born 2018-07-07
(dead † 2018-07-07)
stillborn EEP id: 201804? (unconfirmed)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, in Germany

Date of arrival

2017-11-28Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
from Halle Zoo

2008-11-21Halle Zoo
from Berlin Circus Union

1987-09-10Berlin Circus Union
from Tierpark Gronau

1987-00-00Tierpark Gronau
from Frankfurt Airport

1987-00-00Frankfurt Airport
from Kumuna Safari Lodge

Kumuna Safari Lodge
from Gwayi River conservancy

Record history
History of updates2020-11-26

Latest document update2024-03-24 11:51:46
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Bibi is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, in Germany.

Bibi arrived in 2017-11-28 to the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, relocated from the Halle Zoo, in Germany.


Bibi lives together with 6 other elephants at the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Ayo born 2016-08-03
  2. Jumanee born 2007-09-04
  3. Nelly born 2009-12-27
  4. Panya born 2007-08-22
  5. Umtali born 1985
  6. Veri born 1982


  1. (F) 1999-01-15 Matibi EEP id: 9903
  2. (F) 2007-08-22 Panya EEP id: 200700
  3. (F) 2013-09-19 Tatu Chinara
  4. (F) 2015-09-22 -- † 2015-09-22 Ahorisha EEP id: 201500
  5. (M) 2018-07-07 -- † 2018-07-07 stillborn EEP id: 201804? (unconfirmed)


Bibi was born wild 1985 at Gwayi River conservancy, captured 1987 . and imported 1987

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Bibi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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