Bulwagi an African savanna elephant at Birmingham Zoo


♂ Bulwagi

Identification

SSP nr166

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 40 years old
Body height: 3.05 meter, 10.0 feet
Body weight: 5909.09 kg, 13000.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1981-03-03 captive-born
Birth place: in Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida

Parents: Peter x ♀ Mama
Offspring
Total: 7 babies

1. Born 2002-07-27
(dead † 2002-07-27)
stillborn SSP id: 521

2. Born 2003-03-21
(dead † 2003-03-21)
stillborn SSP id: 523

3. Born 2003-04-30 Louie SSP id: 526

4. Born 2003-11-24
(dead † 2003-04-07)
stillborn SSP id: 524

5. Born 2005-05-13
(dead † 2005-05-13)
Noname SSP id: 543

6. Born 2005-10-17 Tamani SSP id: 544

7. Born 2005-10-18 Kedar SSP id: 545
Locations
Present / last location:Birmingham Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2010-12-06Birmingham Zoo
from Disneys Animal Kingdom
Disneys Animal Kingdom 2006-02-16
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida

Document updated2010-12-08: transfer
2011-01-05: source
2011-05-16: body weight
2012-05-13: Height, Text RE
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Description

Location


Bulwagi is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Birmingham Zoo, in United States.

Bulwagi arrived Birmingham Zoo 2010-12-06, relocated from Disneys Animal Kingdom, in United States.

In Birmingham Zoo, Bulwagi lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Gadze born 2009-03-13
  2. ,
  3. Lutsandvo born 2010-02-14
  4. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 7 babies

  1. (M) 2002-07-27 -- † 2002-07-27 stillborn SSP id: 521
  2. (F) 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 stillborn SSP id: 523
  3. (M) 2003-04-30 Louie SSP id: 526
  4. (M) 2003-11-24 -- † 2003-04-07 stillborn SSP id: 524
  5. (M) 2005-05-13 -- † 2005-05-13 Noname SSP id: 543
  6. (M) 2005-10-17 Tamani SSP id: 544
  7. (M) 2005-10-18 Kedar SSP id: 545

Origin


Bulwagi was born captive-born 1981-03-03 at Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida.

Parentage


Parents of Bulwagi are: ♂ Peter (father) and ♀ Mama (mother).


Pedigree


Bulwagis pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Indianapolis Zoo - Kedar," 05/12/2012



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bulwagi, an African savanna elephant at Birmingham Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1510. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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