African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo in Czech Republic

♀ Zola


EEP nr20019


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1995 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 2002
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2018-07-01
(dead † 2018-07-01)
stillborn EEP id: 201803? (unconfirmed)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

2003-04-12Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2020-11-14

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Zola is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo, in Czech Republic.

Zola arrived in 2003-04-12 to the Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo, relocated from the Kruger National Park, in South Africa.


Zola lives together with 4 other elephants at the Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Jack born 1992
  2. Kali born 1994
  3. Ulu born 1996
  4. Zyqarri born 2021-06-05


  1. (F) 2018-07-01 -- † 2018-07-01 stillborn EEP id: 201803? (unconfirmed)


Zola was born wild 1995 at Kruger National Park, captured 2002 .

Comments / pictures

Sired with AI from a wild bull.

The Female Elephant of African Zola shortly after midnight on July 1. Birth was without problems, but calf was born dead. Unfortunately, it is not an unusual phenomenon for primiparous. For Now, we can only say that it was a female with a birth weight of 86 kg. Elephant Zola is fine.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Zola, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1624. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jana Havlová
  • Elephants in South Africa, by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) 2005
  • Facebook comment
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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