Duna
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands

♀ Duna
Duna. Ouwehand
Duna. Ouwehand's Dierenpark Rhenen 08/2009. Photo: Peter Stolk

Identification

EEP nr9602

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1996-12-29 captive-born
Birth place: in Cabarceno Zoo Obregon

Parents: Chisco x ♀ Zambi
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2018-01-20
(dead † 2018-01-22)
Binti EEP id: 201801

2. Born 2021-08-16 Bumi EEP id: 202105
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2006-04-08Rhenen Zoo
from Sevilla Exotic animals reserve

2000-12-00Sevilla Exotic animals reserve
from Cabarceno Zoo Obregon

Record history
History of updates2009-09-03: Managment, Text, Image
2011-12-27:arrival sevilla
2016-10-10: pregnant
2018-05-04: not pregnant
2020-07-09: pregnant
2021-08-16: Updated as not pregnant

Latest document update2021-08-16 09:45:10
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Biography

Location


Duna is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands.

Duna arrived in 2006-04-08 to the Rhenen Zoo, relocated from the Sevilla Exotic animals reserve, in Spain.

Duna lives together with 3 other elephants at the Rhenen Zoo:
  1. Aja born 1971
  2. Bumi born 2021-08-16
  3. Tembo (Franzi) born 1989


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (F) 2018-01-20 -- † 2018-01-22 Binti EEP id: 201801
  2. (M) 2021-08-16 Bumi EEP id: 202105

Origin


Duna was born captive-born 1996-12-29 at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon.

Parentage


Parents of Duna are: ♂ Chisco (father) and ♀ Zambi (mother).

Siblings through the father Chisco:

  1. 1995-02-04(F) Kira
  2. 1998-03-25 -- † 2001-05-03 (M) Pepe
  3. 1998-04-22 -- † 1998-04-22 (F) noname
  4. 1999-01-23 -- † 2002-11-08 (M) Nacho
  5. 2000-06-14(M) Coco
  6. 2001-04-10(F) Hilda
  7. 2001-08-14(F) Kenia (Emi)
  8. 2003-04-28(F) Brisa
  9. 2003-08-24 -- † 2003-08-24 () noname
  10. 2004-03-29(M) Yambo
  11. 2005-05-03(F) Infinita
  12. 2006-06-18(F) Christina

Siblings through the mother Zambi:

  1. 1999-01-23 - † 2002-11-08 (M) Nacho
  2. 2001-08-14(F) Kenia (Emi)
  3. 2005-05-03(F) Infinita

Pedigree


Dunas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Duna

Sire (f):
Chisco

Born: 1979

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Dame m:
Zambi

Born: 1981

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Comments / pictures

The three elephants of Ouwehand's Dierenpark in Rhenen are managed in protected contact with target training.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Duna, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1004. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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