Eudora (wild) an African savanna elephant at Amboseli National Park

Eudora (wild)
ID nr:   AERP id: EB - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Management:unknown
Location:Amboseli National Park
ArrivalAmboseli National Park 1972-00-00
Born:* 1972 wild
in Amboseli National Park
Parents: x Emily (wild)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1988-10-00 Elspeth (wild)
  2. (M) 1996 Eldon
  3. (M) 2002-11-00 unknown (wild)
Siblings through the mother Emily (wild):
  1. 1968? -- † 2017-10-00 (M) Little Male (wild)
  2. 1976 -- † 1976-09-00 (unknown) noname (wild, dead)
  3. 1980(M) Emo (wild)
  4. 1983-10-00 -- † 1984 (F) noname (wild, dead)
  5. 1989-03-00(M) Edo (wild)
Eudora (wild)s pedigree:
P I II III

Eudora (wild)

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Emily (wild)

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noname (wild, mother of Echo, Emily and Ella)
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Document updated2018-03-14: new record
2018-08-09: birth year, text
1972: "Her next calf, a daughter named Eudora, was born in 1972."

1983: "She was first seen in oestrus in June 1983 when she was 11 years old.She was in oestrus for an exceptionally long time (nearly two weeks when the normal period is four to six days) and she was chased and guarded by several bulls."

1984: "she didn't get pregnant on that occasion or in January 1984 when she was seen in oestrus again, or in May 1984"

1985-1986: "she was seen in oestrus in April, July and August, 1985 and January 1986."

"Although we missed the
crucial oestrus period, she must
have conceived finally in
December 1986, because she
gave birth to a female calf in
October 1988. She was an
attentive mother to this calf, who
was eventually named Elspeth."

"Eudora, Emily’s daughter, had her first calf, a daughter named Elspeth, in 1988 at age 17. Then, in 1989 her mother Emily died and she grieved with her siblings, daughter, and the rest of the family. As a young mother, she could not support her daughter and her youngest brother Edo at the same time, and Edo had to be relocated.

1992 February: Eudora was the first in oestrus in June 1991, but she did not conceive then, because she
was recorded in oestrus again in February 1992. On that occasion she was seen being mated twice by M135 a very handsome male.

1996: She had a son named Eldon in 1996. Her most recent calf, another son, was born in November 2002. "

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Eudora (wild), an African savanna at Amboseli National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16826. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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