Tamo an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Opel Zoo


♂ Tamo
Tamo and head elephant keeper Filipe von Gilsa
Tamo and head elephant keeper Filipe von Gilsa


Identification

EEP nr200800

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2008-01-13 captive-born
Birth place: in Wuppertal Zoo
Birth weight 97.00 kgs, 213.40 lbs

Parents: Tusker x ♀ Sweni
Locations
Present / last location:Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-04-17Kronberg Opel Zoo
from Wuppertal Zoo

Document updated2013-04-17:transfer

2013-05-01: corrected arrival date to 17
2018-04-08: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

Location


Tamo is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Kronberg Opel Zoo, in Germany.

Tamo arrived Kronberg Opel Zoo 2013-04-17, relocated from Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

In Kronberg Opel Zoo, Tamo lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kariba born 2006-03-17
  2. ,
  3. Lilak born 1971
  4. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Tamo was born captive-born 2008-01-13 at Wuppertal Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Tamo are: ♂ Tusker (father) and ♀ Sweni (mother).


Siblings through the father Tusker:

  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2005-10-09(M) Kibo
  3. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  4. 2010-08-06(M) Tuluba
  5. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  6. 2011-01-20(M) Shawu
  7. 2012 -- † 2012 (F) stillborn
  8. 2013-05-13(M) Moyo
  9. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  10. 2014-08-14(M) Jogi
  11. 2016-03-17(F) Tuffi
  12. 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 (unknown) noname
  13. 2019-04-20(M) Gus
  14. 2020-03-06(M) Tsavo

Siblings through the mother Sweni:

  1. 2012 - † 2012 (F) stillborn
  2. 2014-08-14(M) Jogi
  3. 2017-12-00 - † 2017-12-00 (unknown) noname
  4. 2020-03-06(M) Tsavo

Pedigree


Tamos pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tamo, an African savanna elephant at Kronberg Opel Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3405. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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