Boten
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Thoiry Zoo in France

Biography
♂ Boten

Identification

EEP nr20044

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-01-31 captive-born
Birth place: in Ramat Gan Zoo

Parents: Yossi x ♀ Bahati
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Thoiry Zoo, in France

Date of arrival

2024-05-28Thoiry Zoo
from La Fleche Zoo

2012-03-14La Fleche Zoo
from Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park

2012-03-02Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
from Sosto Zoo

2009-12-29Sosto Zoo
from Ramat Gan Zoo

Record history
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Biography


Boten is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Thoiry Zoo, in France.

Boten arrived in 2024-05-28 to the Thoiry Zoo, relocated from the La Fleche Zoo, in France.


Social

Boten lives together with 3 other elephants at the Thoiry Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Benjamin born 1984
  2. Jabu born 2013-05-21
  3. Moyo born 2013-05-13


Origin

Boten was born captive-born 2006-01-31 at Ramat Gan Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Boten are: ♂ Yossi (father) and ♀ Bahati (mother).

Siblings through the father Yossi:

  1. 1987-02-19 -- † 2000-05-01 (M) Junior
  2. 1987-04-04 -- † 1987-08-05 (F) Helinka
  3. 1987-04-04(F) Tammi (Tami)
  4. 1987-10-11 -- † 2013-04-10 (F) Stuvite (Stavit)
  5. 1987-12-01 -- † 1987-12-07 (M) Izik
  6. 1989-04-30 -- † 2024-02-24 (F) Yosepha (Josepha)
  7. 1990-01-21 -- † 1999-08-29 (M) Nipple
  8. 1990-02-25 -- † 2009-08-20 (F) Yoki
  9. 1991-01-13 -- † 2017-04-08 (M) Limbo
  10. 1994-05-24(M) Osh
  11. 1994-07-27 -- † 2013-04-10? (F) Issa
  12. 1994-12-01 -- † 2014-06-19 (M) Nissim
  13. 1996-10-21 -- † 2004-02-04 (F) Beauty
  14. 1997-06-03(M) Niko
  15. 1998-01-06 -- † 1998-01-06 (F) noname
  16. 1999-09-30(M) Nino
  17. 2001-02-04(M) Leon (Yoni)
  18. 2001-05-03(M) Pembé (Babar)
  19. 2002-01-18(M) Akili
  20. 2004-05-06(M) Izik Jonathan
  21. 2005-05-25(M) Noah
  22. 2007-09-04(M) Jumanee

Siblings through the mother Bahati:

  1. 1974-08-11(M) Yossi
  2. 1989-04-30 - † 2024-02-24 (F) Yosepha (Josepha)
  3. 1996-10-21 - † 2004-02-04 (F) Beauty
  4. 2001-05-03(M) Pembé (Babar)

Pedigree


Botens ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Boten

Sire (f):
Yossi

Born: 1974-08-11

Sire ff:
Timbo

Born: 1961
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Bahati

Born: 1961
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Bahati

Born: 1961

Sire mf:


Born:
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


Born:
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Boten, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Thoiry Zoo in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3599. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Gábor Vadász, Sosto Zoo
  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
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Categories2006 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Thoiry Zoo | France | African savanna elephants


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