Tembo an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Dresden Zoo

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Tembo at Dresden Zoo

Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
ID nr:EEP Number: 8503 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 35 years old
Body height: 2.86 meter, 9.4 feet
Body weight: 4500.00 kg, 9900.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Location:Dresden Zoo
ArrivalDresden Zoo 2018-11-13 from Tierpark Berlin
Tierpark Berlin 1987-09-10
from Werner Bode (Tierpark Gronau)
Born:* 1985-00-00 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1987,
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 7 babies

  1. (F) 1999-01-15 Matibi, EEP nr: 9903
  2. (M) 1999-04-09 Tutume, EEP nr: 9904
  3. (F) 2001-05-04 Tana, EEP nr: 20006
  4. (M) 2005-06-27 -- † 2005-06-27 killed, EEP nr: 20038
  5. (F) 2006-03-17 Kariba, EEP nr: 20042
  6. (M) 2007-05-20 Kando, EEP nr: 200700
  7. (F) 2007-08-22 Panya, EEP nr: 200700
Document updated2010-11-14: new record
2018-11-12: transferred to Dresden
2020-05-12: height and weight

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tembo, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Dresden Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=479. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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