Drumbo at Dresden Zoo

Female African Bush elephant Drumbo at Dresden Zoo

Drumbo and Dan Koehl walking in Zoo Dresden 1999. Photo: Petra Schmidt
ID Number:EEP Number: 9009 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 28 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Dresden Zoo
ArrivedDresden Zoo 1992-05-02 from Wolfgang Delfts
Wolfgang Delfts 1992-00-00
from Kruger National Park
Born:1990 wild in
Kruger National Park
Capture: 1990
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2006-02-04 Thabo-Umasai, EEP nr: 20041
Document updated2008-03-22
Drumbo origin from Kruger national Park in South Africa, and came from van Delfs, Namibia to Dresden 1992. Drumbo was the first elephant inseminated elephant cow in Germany, (in May 2004) and her son Thabo was the first german AI birth.

Sources, among others

  • Jörg Burger, head elephantkeeper, Dresden Zoo
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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