African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Calimero at Beekse Bergen Safaripark


♂ Calimero
Records from 2004: Weight 6,300 kgs, height 3,4 meters.
Records from 2004: Weight 6,300 kgs, height 3,4 meters.


Identification

EEP nr8003

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 41 years old
Body height: 3.40 meter, 11.2 feet
Body weight: 6300.00 kg, 13860.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2004-10-04
(dead † 2004-10-04)
stillborn?

2. Born 2006-03-30
(dead † 2006-03-30)
stillborn
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2004-04-27Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Basel Zoo

2000-10-12Basel Zoo
from Rome Zoo

1982-06-05Rome Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2010-11-23: height and weight

2012-02-29: height source
2018-06-15: link to EleWiki submitted

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

Location


Calimero is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands.

Calimero arrived Beekse Bergen Safaripark 2004-04-27, relocated from Basel Zoo, in Switzerland.

In Beekse Bergen Safaripark, Calimero lives together with 7 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Bongi born 2005-06-03
  2. ,   
  3. Carla born 1986
  4. ,   
  5. Madiba born 2016-05-04
  6. ,   
  7. Pina Nessie born 2013-08-11?
  8. ,   
  9. Punda born 1992
  10. ,   
  11. Sabi born 1985
  12. ,   
  13. Yambo born 2004-03-29
  14. ,   


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. () 2004-10-04 -- † 2004-10-04 stillborn?
  2. () 2006-03-30 -- † 2006-03-30 stillborn

Origin


Calimero was born wild 1980.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Calimero, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1574. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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