Calimero an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Beekse Bergen Safaripark

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Calimero at Beekse Bergen Safaripark

Records from 2004: Weight 6,300 kgs, height 3,4 meters.
ID Number:EEP Number: 8003 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 40 years old
Body height: 3.40 meter, 11.2 feet
Body weight: 6300.00 kg, 13860.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark
ArrivalBeekse Bergen Safaripark 2004-04-27
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 2000-10-12
from Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)
Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma) 1982-06-05
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Born:* 1980 wild Zimbabwe
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 2 babies

  1. () 2004-10-04 -- † 2004-10-04 stillborn?
  2. () 2006-03-30 -- † 2006-03-30 stillborn
Document updated2010-11-23: height and weight

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

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Calimero, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

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