African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Dvur Kralove Zoo in Czech Republic

♀ Saly
Photo © Jana Havlová
Photo © Jana Havlová


EEP nr8213


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1983
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dvur Kralove Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

1984-07-10Dvur Kralove Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2009-02-28: Image

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

Saly arrived in 1984-07-10 to the Dvur Kralove Zoo, relocated from the Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

Saly lives together with 2 other elephants at the Dvur Kralove Zoo:
  1. Drumbo born 1974
  2. Umbu born 1981

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Saly was born wild 1982 at Kruger National Park, captured 1983 .

Comments / pictures

Saly in Dvur Kralove Zoo
Saly. Dvur Kralove Zoo May 2006. Photo: © Peter Stolk

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Saly, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Dvur Kralove Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jana Havlová
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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