African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Duisburg Zoo in Germany

♀ Saiwa


EEP nr9104


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1991 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Duisburg Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1996-11-29Duisburg Zoo
from Lisbon Zoo

1993-09-03Lisbon Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2020-09-21

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Saiwa is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Duisburg Zoo, in Germany.

Saiwa arrived in 1996-11-29 to the Duisburg Zoo, relocated from the Lisbon Zoo, in Portugal.

Saiwa lives together with 2 other elephants at the Duisburg Zoo:
  1. Daisy born 1985
  2. Etosha born 1990

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Saiwa was born wild 1991 at Kruger National Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Saiwa, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Duisburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Peter Schröer, Duisburg Zoo
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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