African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands

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


EEP nr9208


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Body weight: 5800.00 kg, 12760.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Total: 2 babies

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

2. Born 2023-06-24
(dead † 2023-06-24)
stillborn EEP id: 2023XXXX?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

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 updates2009-09-03: Management, Text, Image
2018-10-14: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-05-12: height and weight

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Tooth is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands.

Tooth arrived in 2023-05-23 to the Rhenen Zoo, relocated from the Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Tooth lives together with 4 other elephants at the Rhenen Zoo:
  1. Aja born 1971
  2. Bumi born 2021-08-16
  3. Duna born 1996-12-29
  4. Tembo (Franzi) born 1989

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Total: 2 babies

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


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


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tooth, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 September 2023 at (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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