African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Firma Carl Hagenbeck in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ unknown  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Sudan unspecified location
Imported:1868 by Lorenzo Casanova
Death reason: accident: Exsanguination, through bite-wounds from rats
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Firma Carl Hagenbeck, in Germany

Date of arrival

1868-00-00Firma Carl Hagenbeck
from Port of Trieste

Port of Trieste
from Sudan unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2024-03-22

Latest document update2021-09-15 17:08:57
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† unknown is a dead African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Firma Carl Hagenbeck, in Germany, . Official death reason described as Exsanguination, through bite-wounds from rats.


unknown was born wild at Sudan unspecified location. and imported 1868 by Lorenzo Casanova

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Died, together with two other young elephants, during the train trip from Trieste to Germany, because of bite-wonds from rats.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). unknown, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Firma Carl Hagenbeck in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5423. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 162, 163, Beasts and Men, by Carl Hagenbeck

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