Sweni
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Wuppertal Zoo in Germany

♀ 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 - owners
Present / last location:Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1995-08-02Wuppertal Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2014-05-02: pregnant
2018-05-04: not pregnant
2018-10-23: pregnant
2020-08-07: not pregnant

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


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

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

Sweni lives together with 7 other elephants at the Wuppertal Zoo:
  1. Gus born 2019-04-20
  2. Kimana born 2020-04-20
  3. Sabie born 1992
  4. Tika born 2007-07-13
  5. Tooth born 1992
  6. Tsavo born 2020-03-06
  7. Tuffi born 2016-03-17


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sweni, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2207. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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