Saba (Sabah) an African savanna elephant at Tierpark Berlin

 ☨ ♀ Saba (Sabah)  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8504
Born:* 1985-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1987
Dead date: 2010-10-13
Death reason: unknown: wounds in shoulder after fight with Pori
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1999-04-09 Tutume EEP id: 9904

2. Born 2006-03-17 Kariba EEP id: 20042
Present / last location:Tierpark Berlin, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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1987-09-10Tierpark Berlin
from Werner Bode (Tierpark Gronau)

Document updated2010-10-15: 
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† Saba (Sabah) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Tierpark Berlin, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 2010-10-13. Official death reason described as wounds in shoulder after fight with Pori. (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 1999-04-09 Tutume EEP id: 9904
  2. (F) 2006-03-17 Kariba EEP id: 20042


Saba (Sabah) was born wild 1985-00-00, captured 1987 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Saba (Sabah), an African savanna at Tierpark Berlin in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2021 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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