Kwanza
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Sosto Zoo in Hungary

♀ Kwanza
Kwanza playing with snow. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
Kwanza playing with snow. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo

Identification

EEP nr20008

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2001-08-13 captive-born
Birth place: in Boras Zoo
Birth weight 80.00 kgs, 176.00 lbs

Parents: Kibo x ♀ Dudu
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500

2. Born 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)

3. Born 2022-08-29 Kibo EEP id: 00
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sosto Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

2011-10-29Sosto Zoo
from Boras Zoo

Record history
History of updates2011-10-29: transfer
2013-05-20: PC

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Kwanza is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Sosto Zoo, in Hungary.

Kwanza arrived in 2011-10-29 to the Sosto Zoo, relocated from the Boras Zoo, in Sweden.

Kwanza lives together with 7 other elephants at the Sosto Zoo:
  1. Buba (Bupa) born 1982
  2. Jack born 1992
  3. Kibo born 2022-08-29
  4. Kimani born 2018-06-16
  5. Motki born 1969
  6. Tanja born 1975
  7. Yasmin (Yasmine) born 1966

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500
  2. (F) 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)
  3. (M) 2022-08-29 Kibo EEP id: 00

Origin


Kwanza was born captive-born 2001-08-13 at Boras Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kwanza are: ♂ Kibo (father) and ♀ Dudu (mother).

Siblings through the father Kibo:

  1. 2003-03-29 -- † 2004-12-09 (F) Pili
  2. 2005-05-05(F) Panzi
  3. 2008-08-11 -- † 2021-06-18? (M) M´changa
  4. 2013-05-21(M) Jabu

Siblings through the mother Dudu:

  1. 2005-05-05(F) Panzi
  2. 2008-08-11 - † 2021-06-18? (M) M´changa
  3. 2013-05-21(M) Jabu
  4. 2017-06-23(F) Majira
  5. 2021-04-05(M) Kojo

Pedigree


Kwanzas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Kwanza

Sire (f):
Kibo

Born: 1977-11-27

Sire ff:
Tembo

Born: 1951
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Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Beira

Born: 1952
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Dudu

Born: 1990

Sire mf:


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Comments / pictures

Not 100% PC due to the buildings.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kwanza, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2022 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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