African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Unknown in Unknown

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Mimi  dead elephant


EEP nr8008


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Assumed dead
Born:* 1977 unknown
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of arrival

from Southampton Zoo

1982-10-09Southampton Zoo
from Dublin Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-04-14: 
2020-11-06: Updated as lost to trace
2021-12-24: Born in Africa

Latest document update2021-12-24 09:15:50
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† Mimi is a dead Lost to follow-up African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , assumed dead at the Unknown in , in Unknown.


Mimi was born unknown 1977 at Africa unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

Presented to Irish President Patrick Hillery by President Julius Nyerere during a state visit in February that year. This elephant was sent to Southampton Zoological Gardens on the 09/10/1982.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Mimi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5563. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Sandra Devaney, Registrar/Research Coordinator, Dublin Zoo
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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