Mimi an African savanna elephant at Unknown

 ☨ ⚪ Mimi  


EEP nr8008


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age: < 1, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Assumed dead
Born:* 1977 unknown
Birth place:
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

from Southampton Zoo
Southampton Zoo 1982-10-09
from Dublin Zoo

Document updated2010-04-14: 
2020-11-06: Updated as lost to trace
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† Mimi is a dead Lost to follow-up African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), assumed dead at Unknown in , in Unknown. (see detailed list).


Mimi was born unknown 1977.

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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mimi, an African savanna elephant at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2021 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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    This document was updated: 2020-12-03 15:22:57

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