Buba (Bupa) an African savanna elephant at Sosto Zoo

♀ Buba (Bupa)
Photo © James Arthur Hackner Moreno
Photo © James Arthur Hackner Moreno

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8204
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Sosto Zoo, in Hungary

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2011-10-06Sosto Zoo
from Jerez Frontera Zoo (La Fronti Zoo Botanico de Jerez)
Jerez Frontera Zoo (La Fronti Zoo Botanico de Jerez) 1988-03-11
from Lisbon Zoo
Lisbon Zoo 1988-03-10
from Wolfgang Delfts

Document updated2012-07-30: corr date of transfer
2013-05-20: PC
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Buba (Bupa) is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Sosto Zoo, in Hungary.

Buba (Bupa) arrived in Sosto Zoo 2011-10-06, relocated from Jerez Frontera Zoo (La Fronti Zoo Botanico de Jerez), in Spain.

In Sosto Zoo, Buba (Bupa) lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Jack born 1992
  2. ,
  3. Kimani born 2018-06-16
  4. ,
  5. Kito (Nyiregyhaza) born 2015-06-19
  6. ,
  7. Kwanza born 2001-08-13
  8. ,
  9. Motki born 1969
  10. ,
  11. Tanja born 1975
  12. ,
  13. Yasmin (Yasmine) born 1966
  14. , (see detailed list).


Buba (Bupa) was born wild 1982. and imported 1988

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Not 100% PC due to the buildings.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Buba (Bupa), an African savanna at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3036. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • EEG Magazine nr 20, December 2011, by http://www.elefanten-schutz-europa.de/'>European Elephant Group
  • Peter Stolk
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel


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