Gus an African savanna elephant at Wuppertal Zoo


♂ Gus

Identification

EEP nr201901

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2019-04-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Wuppertal Zoo

Parents: Tusker x ♀ Sabie
Locations
Present / last location:Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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2019-04-20Wuppertal Zoo

Document updated2021-03-16
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Gus is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Gus arrived Wuppertal Zoo 2019-04-20,

In Wuppertal Zoo, Gus lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kimana born 2020-04-20
  2. ,
  3. Sabie born 1992
  4. ,
  5. Sweni born 1993
  6. ,
  7. Tika born 2007-07-13
  8. ,
  9. Tooth born 1992
  10. ,
  11. Tsavo born 2020-03-06
  12. ,
  13. Tuffi born 2016-03-17
  14. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Gus was born captive-born 2019-04-20 at Wuppertal Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Gus are: ♂ Tusker (father) and ♀ Sabie (mother).


Siblings through the father Tusker:

  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2005-10-09(M) Kibo
  3. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  4. 2008-01-13(M) Tamo
  5. 2010-08-06(M) Tuluba
  6. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  7. 2011-01-20(M) Shawu
  8. 2012 -- † 2012 (F) stillborn
  9. 2013-05-13(M) Moyo
  10. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  11. 2014-08-14(M) Jogi
  12. 2016-03-17(F) Tuffi
  13. 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 (unknown) noname
  14. 2020-03-06(M) Tsavo

Siblings through the mother Sabie:

  1. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  2. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  3. 2013-05-13(M) Moyo
  4. 2016-03-17(F) Tuffi

Pedigree


Guss pedigree:
P I II III

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Tusker

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Gus, an African savanna elephant at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16862. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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