Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon in France

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky)  dead elephant
Photo: � Philippe Aquilon, France.
Photo: � Philippe Aquilon, France.



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Status:foot problems
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2014-03-19
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer in Uterus
Locations - owners
Present / last location:La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon, in France

Date of arrival

2010-06-17La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon
from Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle

2009-10-00Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
from Pakawi Park (Olmense Zoo)

2009-05-00Pakawi Park (Olmense Zoo)
from Amedeo Folco

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History of updates2021-01-19

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky) is a dead foot problems Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2014-03-19 at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon, in France, . Official death reason described as Cancer in Uterus.


Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky) was born wild 1982.

Comments / pictures

Often showed by Sharon Folco.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Lumni (Lubni, Luki, Lukky, Lucky), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Philippe Aquilon, France.
  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth
  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

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