Saly an African savanna elephant at Dvur Kralove Zoo

♀ Saly
Photo © Jana Havlová
Photo © Jana Havlová

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8213
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1983
Present / last location:Dvur Kralove Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

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Saly is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Dvur Kralove Zoo, in Czech Republic.

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

In Dvur Kralove Zoo, Saly lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Drumbo born 1974
  2. ,
  3. Umbu born 1981
  4. , (see detailed list).


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

Comments / pictures

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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Saly, an African savanna at Dvur Kralove Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 January 2021 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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