Abu at Halle Zoo

Male African Bush elephant Abu at Halle Zoo

Abu in Vienna 2006, just before departure to Halle Zoo. Photo: © Jutta Kirchner
Abu
ID Number:EEP Number: 20004 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 16 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Halle Zoo
ArrivedHalle Zoo 2006-07-20
from Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)
Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn) 2001-04-25
from
Born:2001-04-25 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)
Parents: Tembo x Sabi
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 2013-09-19 Tatu Chinara
  2. (F) 2015-09-22 -- † 2015-09-22 Ahorisha, EEP nr: 201500
  3. (F) 2016-06-27 Tamika, EEP nr: 201603 ? (unconfirmed)
  4. (M) 2016-08-03 Ayo, EEP nr: 201604 ? (unconfirmed)
Siblings through the father Tembo:
  1. 2002-12-06 -- † 2017-03-12 (M) Kito
  2. 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 () stillborn
  3. 2004-03-15(M) Jambo
  4. 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 () stillborn
  5. 2006-02-04(M) Thabo-Umasai
  6. 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 () stillborn
  7. 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 () stillborn
Abus pedigree:
P I II III

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Sabi

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Document updated2009-01-29: Birth
2011-03-18:corrected father
2011-05-01:corrected mother
2017-03-07: news link
2017-03-08: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2017-03-08: link to ele-wiki
2017-03-08:
2005-02-20: Abu killed Gerd Kohl, the head elephantkeeper in Vienna Zoo, and was transferred to protected contact.

2006-07-20: Transfer to Zoo Halle


Abu with his mother Sabi (left) as small baby in Vienna Zoo. To the right is head of Tonga.
Photo: © Jutta Kirchner






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  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=1103
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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