Saba (Sabah)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tierpark Berlin in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Saba (Sabah)  dead elephant


EEP nr8504


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Born:* 1985-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1987
Dead: 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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tierpark Berlin, in Germany

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2010-10-15: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Saba (Sabah) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2010-10-13 at Tierpark Berlin, in Germany, . Official death reason described as wounds in shoulder after fight with Pori.


  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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Saba (Sabah), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tierpark Berlin in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 February 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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