Calimero an African savanna elephant 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
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-04-27Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 2000-10-12
from Rome Zoo
Rome Zoo 1982-06-05
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2010-11-23: height and weight

2012-02-29: height source
2018-06-15: link to EleWiki submitted
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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 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  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. , (see detailed list).

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, an African savanna elephant at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1574. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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