African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park in Spain

♀ Maus
Alternative name: Mouse


EEP nr8313


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Zimbabwe unspecified location
Capture: 1983
Imported:1985? by Firma Ruhe
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park, in Spain

Date of arrival

2010-10-12Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park
from Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park

1985-04-20Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
from Zimbabwe unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2010-10-19

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:33:07
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Maus is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park, in Spain.

Maus arrived in 2010-10-12 to the Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park, relocated from the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, in Germany.


Maus lives together with 2 other elephants at the Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Mduena born 1983
  2. Noah born 2005-05-25


Maus was born wild 1982 at Zimbabwe unspecified location, captured 1983 . and imported 1985? by Firma Ruhe

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Maus, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • EEG Magazine nr 18, Jan 2010, by'>European Elephant Group
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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Categories1982 births | Born in Zimbabwe | EEP | 1983 captures | 1985 imports | Elephants from Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park | Spain | African savanna elephants

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