Tembo at Colchester Zoo

Male African Bush elephant Tembo at Colchester Zoo

Tembo
ID Number:EEP Number: 8310 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 34 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Colchester Zoo
ArrivedColchester Zoo 1998-02-28
from Mary Chipperfield
Mary Chipperfield
from Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park 1984-00-00
from
Born:1983 wild Zambia
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 8 babies

  1. (M) 2001-04-25 Abu, EEP nr: 20004
  2. (M) 2002-12-06 -- † 2017-03-12 Kito, EEP nr: 20013
  3. () 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 stillborn
  4. (M) 2004-03-15 Jambo, EEP nr: 20027
  5. () 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 stillborn, EEP nr: 20025
  6. (M) 2006-02-04 Thabo-Umasai, EEP nr: 20041
  7. () 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 stillborn, EEP nr: 200800
  8. () 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 stillborn
Document updated2009-03-07:birth country (ISIS)
2011-11-28:sold
2017-03-08: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2017-03-08: link to ele-wiki submitted
1998-02-28: Tembo was sold to Colchester by Mary Chipperfield.

Sources, among others

  • ISIS through Peter Stolk
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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