Kwanza an African savanna elephant at Sosto Zoo

Female ♀ African savanna Kwanza at Sosto Zoo

Kwanza playing with snow. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
Kwanza
ID nr:EEP Number: 20008 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Sosto Zoo
ArrivalSosto Zoo 2011-10-29 from Boras Zoo
Born:* 2001-08-13 captive-born
in Boras Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 80.00 kgs, 176.00 lbs
Parents: Kibo x Dudu
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza), EEP nr: 201500
  2. (F) 2018-06-16 Kimani, EEP nr: 201802? (unconfirmed)
Siblings through the father Kibo:
  1. 2003-03-29 -- † 2004-12-09 (F) Pili
  2. 2005-05-05(F) Panzi
  3. 2008-08-11(M) M´changa
  4. 2013-05-21(M) Jabu
Siblings through the mother Dudu:
  1. 2005-05-05(F) Panzi
  2. 2008-08-11(M) M´changa
  3. 2013-05-21(M) Jabu
  4. 2017-06-23(F) Majira
Kwanzas pedigree:
P I II III

Kwanza

Sire:
Kibo

Sire:
Tembo
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Dame:
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Beira
Sire:
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Dame:
Dudu

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Document updated2011-10-29: transfer
2013-05-20: PC
Not 100% PC due to the buildings.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Kwanza, an African savanna at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=153. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
  • Gábor Vadász
  • Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo

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