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

♀ Mduena
Alternative name: Duina, Duna


EEP nr8114


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1983 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

2007-12-20Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park
from Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park

1992-00-00Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
from Zimbabwe unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2010-10-19

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:33:28
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Mduena is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park, in Spain.

Mduena arrived in 2007-12-20 to the Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park, relocated from the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, in Germany.


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

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Maus born 1982
  2. Noah born 2005-05-25


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

Comments / pictures

Duna became more and more dominant againts keepers and elephants in Hodenhagen, why it was decided to send her somewehere else.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Mduena, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1983 births | Born in Zimbabwe | EEP | 1983 captures | 1985 imports | Elephants from Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park | Spain | African savanna elephants

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