Bolita
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo) in Mexico

♀ Bolita

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Imported:2012
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo), in Mexico

Date of arrival

2012-06-05Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo)
from Namib Game Services (Herbert Henle)

Record history
History of updates2012-06-06: New elephant RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 09:03:44
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Biography

Location


Bolita is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo), in Mexico.

Bolita arrived in 2012-06-05 to the Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo), relocated from the Namib Game Services (Herbert Henle), in Namibia.

Bolita lives together with 18 other elephants at the Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo):
  1. 1. ♂ Arik born 2020-08-00
  2. 2. ♂ Big Boy born 2002
  3. 3. ♀ Ceja
  4. 4. ♀ Honney Ball born 1961
  5. 5. ♂ Hoop born 2017-08-29
  6. 6. ♀ Independiente
  7. 7. ♀ India born 1970
  8. 8. ♀ Kibili born 2018-08-10
  9. 9. ♀ Lester born 2020-11-11
  10. 10. ♀ Lider
  11. 11. ♀ Lunar
  12. 12. ♂ Mediano
  13. 13. ♂ Ramos born 1974
  14. 14. ♂ Sarabi born 2017-05-16
  15. 15. ♀ Timida
  16. 16. ♀ Utukuri born 2019-11-28
  17. 17. ♂ Vampi
  18. 18. ♂ Zoom born 2020-08-01

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Bolita was born wild . and imported 2012


Comments / pictures

Nine orphaned African elephants, three males and six females aged between four to nine years, were imported to Mexico from a orphanage in Namibia in June 2012.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bolita, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 June 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12670. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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