Zola an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Colchester Zoo

Zola
ID nr:EEP Number: 8206 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:unknown
Location:Colchester Zoo
ArrivalColchester Zoo 1985-11-09
from Longleat Safari Park
Born:* 1982 wild
Capture: 1984,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. () 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 stillborn
  2. () 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 stillborn, EEP nr: 20025
  3. () 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 stillborn, EEP nr: 200800
  4. () 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 stillborn
Document updated2009-01-05: Text, Source
In 2008, Zola had her second miscarriage in five years with the zoo's bull Tembo. She had been confirmed pregnant on in January 2007 after confirmed blood tests and several observed matings.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Zola, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Colchester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1668. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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