Tooth
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Wuppertal Zoo in Germany

♂ 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 ♂ 29 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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

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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Biography

Location


Tooth is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Tooth arrived in 2019-05-28 to the Wuppertal Zoo, relocated from the Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands.

Tooth lives together with 7 other elephants at the Wuppertal Zoo:
  1. Gus born 2019-04-20
  2. Kimana born 2020-04-20
  3. Sabie born 1992
  4. Sweni born 1993
  5. Tika born 2007-07-13
  6. Tsavo born 2020-03-06
  7. Tuffi born 2016-03-17


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

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, (2021). Tooth, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 October 2021 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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Categories1992 births | EEP | Elephants from Wuppertal Zoo | Germany | African savanna elephants


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