Duna an African savanna elephant at Rhenen Zoo



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

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9602
Status:pregnant
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1996-12-29 captive-born
Birth place: in Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno)

Parents: Chisco x ♀ Zambi
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2018-01-20
(dead † 2018-01-22)
Binti EEP id: 201801
Locations
Present / last location:Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival

2006-04-08 from Sevilla Exotic animals reserve
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve 2000-12-00
from Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno)

Document updated2009-09-03: Managment, Text, Image
2011-12-27:arrival sevilla
2016-10-10: pregnant
2018-05-04: not pregnant
2020-07-09: pregnant
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Description

Location


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

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

In Rhenen Zoo, Duna lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Aja born 1971
  2. ,
  3. Tembo (Franzi) born 1989
  4. ,
  5. Tusker born 1992
  6. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


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

Origin


Duna was born captive-born 1996-12-29 in Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno).

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 pedigree:
P I II III

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Zambi

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



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Duna, an African savanna at Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1004. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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