Tooth
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Bioparc Valencia in Spain

Biography
♂ Tooth
Tooth. Ouwehand
Tooth. Ouwehand's Dierenpark Rhenen 08/2009. Photo: © Peter Stolk

Identification

EEP nr9208

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Body weight: 5800.00 kg, 12760.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2022-10-14 Mali EEP id: 202202?

2. Born 2023-06-24
(dead † 2023-06-24)
stillborn EEP id: 2023XX
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bioparc Valencia, in Spain

Date of arrival

2024-06-07Bioparc Valencia
from Rhenen Zoo

2023-05-23Rhenen Zoo
from Wuppertal Zoo

2019-05-28Wuppertal Zoo
from Rhenen Zoo

2007-06-19Rhenen Zoo
from West Midland Safari Park

Record history
History of updates2020-11-26

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


Tooth is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Bioparc Valencia, in Spain.

Tooth arrived in 2024-06-07 to the Bioparc Valencia, relocated from the Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands.


Social

Tooth lives together with 8 other elephants at the Bioparc Valencia:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Makena born 2022-11-09
  2. Malik born 2024-03-14
  3. Manti born 2005
  4. Matla born 2000
  5. Maya born 2004
  6. Metzi born 2003
  7. Miri born 2003
  8. Muti born 2001

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 2022-10-14 Mali EEP id: 202202?
  2. (F) 2023-06-24 -- † 2023-06-24 stillborn EEP id: 2023XX


Origin

Tooth was born wild 1992 at Kruger National Park.


Comments / pictures

The three elephants of Ouwehand's Dierenpark in Rhenen are managed in protected contact with target training. Tooth is also training in a restraint device to have semen collected for Artificial insemination procedures.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Tooth, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Bioparc Valencia in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3096. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
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