African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Poznan Zoo in Poland

♀ Kinga


EEP nr8709


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1987 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1988
Imported:1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Poznan Zoo, in Poland

Date of arrival

2009-11-24Poznan Zoo
from Katowice Zoo

1989-02-21Katowice Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2009-11-25: transfer to Poznan
2021-09-16: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-16 18:57:34
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Kinga is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Poznan Zoo, in Poland.

Kinga arrived in 2009-11-24 to the Poznan Zoo, relocated from the Katowice Zoo, in Poland.

Kinga lives together with 2 other elephants at the Poznan Zoo:
  1. Kizia (Kizi, Kizior) born 1987
  2. Nino born 1999-09-30

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Kinga was born wild 1987, captured 1988 . and imported 1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink

Comments / pictures

EEG state arrival 1988-10-19

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kinga, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Poznan Zoo in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Olga Dabrowska
  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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