Rungwe an African savanna elephant at Magdeburg Zoo


♂ Rungwe


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Identification

EEP nr20089

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2012-07-20 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Beauval Zoo

Parents: Limbo x ♀ NDala
Locations
Present / last location:Magdeburg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-09-26Magdeburg Zoo
from Beauval Zoo

Document updated2012-08-06: new elephant

2012-09-02: father

2014-04-22: eep records
2018-05-08: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-09-27: transferred to Magdeburg
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Description

Location


Rungwe is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Magdeburg Zoo, in Germany.

Rungwe arrived Magdeburg Zoo 2018-09-26, relocated from Beauval Zoo, in France.

In Magdeburg Zoo, Rungwe lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kando born 2007-05-20
  2. ,
  3. Moyo born 2013-05-13
  4. ,
  5. Mwana Mashona born 1982
  6. ,
  7. Uli born 2011-01-16
  8. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Rungwe was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2012-07-20 at Beauval Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Rungwe are: ♂ Limbo (father) and ♀ NDala (mother).


Pedigree


Rungwes pedigree:
P I II III

Rungwe

Sire:
Limbo

Sire:
Yossi
Sire:
Timbo
Dame:
Bahati
Dame:
Lara (Amy)
Sire:
Timbo
Dame:
Atari

Dame:
NDala

Sire:
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Dame:
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Dame:


Comments / pictures

The first elephant born from artificial insemination in France.

Named after a volcano in Tanzania.

Records about Rungwe from EEPEuropean Studbook for African elephants state following records for the african elephant Rungwe:

20089 M 20 Jul 2012 9101 8908 BEAUVAL 20 Jul 2012 M01241 Birth

Source: EEP studbook for African elephants



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Rungwe, an African savanna elephant at Magdeburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12759. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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