Nyoka an African savanna elephant at Boras Zoo

♀ Nyoka
Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo


EEP nr7802


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1979 KNP
Present / last location:Boras Zoo, in Sweden

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1979-05-20Boras Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2021-04-10
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Nyoka is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Boras Zoo, in Sweden.

Nyoka arrived Boras Zoo 1979-05-20, relocated from Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

In Boras Zoo, Nyoka lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chindi born 2017-04-14
  2. ,
  3. Dudu born 1990
  4. ,
  5. Jabu born 2013-05-21
  6. ,
  7. Majira born 2017-06-23
  8. ,
  9. Panzi born 2005-05-05
  10. ,
  11. Unnamed born 2021-04-07?
  12. ,
  13. Yoga born 1996
  14. , (see detailed list).


Nyoka was born wild 1978 at Kruger National Park, captured 1979 , captured at KNP. and imported 1979

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Nyoka, an African savanna elephant at Boras Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=149. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel


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