African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park in Germany

♀ Umtali


EEP nr8715


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1987
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, in Germany

Date of arrival

2002-06-12Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
from Osnabruck Zoo

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History of updates2020-11-26

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Umtali is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, in Germany.

Umtali arrived in 2002-06-12 to the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, relocated from the Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany.


Umtali lives together with 6 other elephants at the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Ayo born 2016-08-03
  2. Bibi born 1985
  3. Jumanee born 2007-09-04
  4. Nelly born 2009-12-27
  5. Panya born 2007-08-22
  6. Veri born 1982


Umtali was born wild 1985, captured 1987 .

Comments / pictures

2002-04-02: Attacked elephantkeeper Marcel Köck

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Umtali, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 February 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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Categories1985 births | Born in Zimbabwe | EEP | 1987 captures | Elephants from Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park | Germany | African savanna elephants

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