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Jack the elephant bull (27) has moved from Basel Zoo and returned home to Sosto Zoo in Hungary.
Jack moved into the new, recently opened Tembea elephant enclosure in May 2017. He spent three and a half years at Basel Zoo. Last Tuesday, he returned to Hungary as agreed. There were no offspring born during his stay – ev...
2020-10-22   Sosto, Hungary Category: relocation

Goodbye, Yoga! Bull elephant travels to Sweden
On 23rd October, bull elephant Yoga (16) left Basel Zoo for Boras Zoo in Sweden. An articulated lorry and an extra large crate were required to transport the 4.6-ton bull. Yoga should be back in three years’ time for t...
2013-10-31   Basel, Switzerland Category: relocation

Elephant tusk found in Frenchman’s bag on Swiss train
Swiss border police made an unusual find when they searched a train in Basel at the weekend: an elephant tusk meticulously hidden in a Frenchman’s bag, police said on Wednesday. The man, only identified as a 40-year-old Fre...
2013-01-13   Geneva, Switzerland Category: smuggle

World�s oldest captive elephant dies
Ruaha has died at Basel Zoo at the age of 59, which made her the world�s oldest African elephant in captivity, the zoo announced on Thursday. She was delivered to the zoo in 1952 along with four other young elephants. Ru...
2010-07-29   Basel, Switzerland Category: death

Elephant bull Pambo has been moved from Venna Zoo to spanish safaripark Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno
The 17 year old bull Pambo, born in Basel Zoo in Switzerland, has been transfered from Vienna Zoo to spanish safaripark Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno, as breeder for the group of females there. Next spring Vienna will ...
2009-10-27   Vienna, Austria Category: relocation

How Islam Came to Germany
Various sources relate that Charlemagne established diplomatic relations with this Abbasid ruler Caliph Harun al-Rashid in the year 797 or 801. Both sides reportedly guaranteed freedom of belief for members of the other relig...
2008-06-16   Hamburg, Germany Category: misc

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