African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Nyla  dead elephant


SSP nr513


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1969
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taronga Western Plains Zoo, in Australia

Date of arrival

1983-02-10Taronga Western Plains Zoo
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Laguna Hills

Lion Country Safari, Inc - Laguna Hills
from Gene Holters Movieland Animals (Gene Holter)

Gene Holters Movieland Animals (Gene Holter)
from Ralph Helfer

Record history
History of updates2011-04-17: New elephant RE
2012-05-23: Previous locations RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Nyla is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, in Australia, .


Nyla was born wild 1969, captured 1969 .

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The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant as Lost-to-Follow up, or a "documented animal whose current location is unknown." Elephant.se will assume this elephant is dead until more information is provided or discovered.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Nyla, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7120. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Toby Styles

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