Ahmed an African savanna elephant at Abilene Zoo

 ☨ ♂ Ahmed  


SSP nr186


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Born:* 1979 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1981
Dead date: 1992-03-31
Death reason: unknown: digestive
Present / last location:Abilene Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-11-24Abilene Zoo
from Jurgen C. Schulz

Document updated2011-02-09: New elephant RE
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† Ahmed is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Abilene Zoo, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1992-03-31. Official death reason described as digestive. (see detailed list).


Ahmed was born wild 1979, captured 1981 .

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Ahmed and Tanya both to the Abilene Zoo in November 1981 from Jurgen Schulz. They would reside together until the death of Ahmed in March 1992.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ahmed, an African savanna elephant at Abilene Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6378. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA


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