Sweni an African savanna elephant at Wuppertal Zoo


♀ Sweni
Wuppertal elephant crew, Sweni and her newborn calf
Wuppertal elephant crew, Sweni and her newborn calf


Identification

EEP nr9303

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 28 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1993 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Offspring
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 2008-01-13 Tamo EEP id: 200800

2. Born 2012
(dead † 2012)
stillborn

3. Born 2014-08-14 Jogi EEP id: 201400

4. Born 2017-12-00
(dead † 2017-12-00)
noname EEP id: 201706?

5. Born 2020-03-06 Tsavo EEP id: 202003
Locations
Present / last location:Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1995-08-02Wuppertal Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2014-05-02: pregnant
2018-05-04: not pregnant
2018-10-23: pregnant
2020-08-07: not pregnant
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Description

Location


Sweni is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Sweni arrived Wuppertal Zoo 1995-08-02, relocated from Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

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

  1. Gus born 2019-04-20
  2. ,
  3. Kimana born 2020-04-20
  4. ,
  5. Sabie born 1992
  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).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2008-01-13 Tamo EEP id: 200800
  2. (F) 2012 -- † 2012 stillborn
  3. (M) 2014-08-14 Jogi EEP id: 201400
  4. (unknown) 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 noname EEP id: 201706?
  5. (M) 2020-03-06 Tsavo EEP id: 202003

Origin


Sweni was born wild 1993 at Kruger National Park.


Comments / pictures

Scheduled for delivery September 2014.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sweni, an African savanna elephant at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2207. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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