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African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) at
Frankfurt Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Dima  dead elephant
Dima in Frankfurt in 1977. Photo: Dan Koehl
Dima in Frankfurt in 1977. Photo: Dan Koehl



Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Born:* 1953-00-00 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Dead: 1979-00-00
Death reason: disease: foot problemss
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Present / last location:Frankfurt Zoo, in Germany

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1954-00-00Frankfurt Zoo
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† Dima is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died 1979-00-00 at Frankfurt Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as foot problemss.


Dima was born wild 1953-00-00 at Africa unspecified location.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Dima, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Frankfurt Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=552. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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