Umbu an African savanna elephant at Dvur Kralove Zoo

♀ Umbu
Photo © Jana Havlová
Photo © Jana Havlová

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8109
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1981 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1983
Present / last location:Dvur Kralove Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of Arrival
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1983-08-31Dvur Kralove Zoo

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

Umbu arrived in Dvur Kralove Zoo 1983-08-31,

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

  1. Drumbo born 1974
  2. ,
  3. Saly born 1982
  4. , (see detailed list).


Umbu was born wild 1981, captured 1983 .

Comments / pictures

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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Umbu, an African savanna at Dvur Kralove Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel


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