Zola an African savanna elephant at Colchester Zoo


♀ Zola
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8206
Management:
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1984
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2003-12-10
(dead † 2003-12-10)
stillborn

2. Born 2005-04-05
(dead † 2005-04-05)
stillborn EEP id: 20025

3. Born 2008-03-01
(dead † 2008-03-01)
stillborn EEP id: 200800

4. Born 2011-10-08
(dead † 2011-10-08)
stillborn
Locations
Present / last location:Colchester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1985-11-09Colchester Zoo
from Longleat Safari Park

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Zola is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Colchester Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Zola arrived in Colchester Zoo 1985-11-09, relocated from Longleat Safari Park, in United Kingdom.

In Colchester Zoo, Zola lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Opal born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Tanya born 1981
  4. ,
  5. Tembo born 1983
  6. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. () 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 stillborn
  2. () 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 stillborn EEP id: 20025
  3. () 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 stillborn EEP id: 200800
  4. () 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 stillborn

Origin


Zola was born wild 1982 at Africa unspecified location, captured 1984 .


Comments / pictures

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.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Zola, an African savanna at Colchester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1668. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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