Afrique
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage) in France

♂ Afrique
Afrique. Monde Sauvage Safari 2007. Photo: © Petra Prager
Afrique. Monde Sauvage Safari 2007. Photo: © Petra Prager

Identification

EEP nr8315

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1984-10-15 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage), in France

Date of arrival

2022-06-22Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage)
from Monde Sauvage Safari, Aywaille

2000-04-15Monde Sauvage Safari, Aywaille
from Circus Alexandre Bouglione

1987-00-00Circus Alexandre Bouglione
from Louis Lenaerts

Record history
History of updates2009-01-07: Image RE

2012-05-18: Text RE
2018-07-02: link to EleWiki submitted
2021-12-22: Born in Africa

Latest document update2021-12-22 09:05:54
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Biography

Location


Afrique is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage), in France.

Afrique arrived in 2022-06-22 to the Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage), relocated from the Monde Sauvage Safari, Aywaille, in Belgium.

Afrique lives together with 2 other elephants at the Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage):
  1. Bamba born 1989
  2. Wankie born 1981-06-15

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Afrique was born wild 1984-10-15 at Africa unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "De Olmense Zoo," 05/17/2012

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Afrique, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2212. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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