Tembo an African savanna elephant at Vienna Zoo


♂ Tembo
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 36 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8503
Body height: 2.86 meter, 9.4 feet
Body weight: 4500.00 kg, 9900.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1985-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1987
Offspring
Total: 7 babies

1. Born 1999-01-15 Matibi EEP id: 9903

2. Born 1999-04-09 Tutume EEP id: 9904

3. Born 2001-05-04 Tana EEP id: 20006

4. Born 2005-06-27
(dead † 2005-06-27)
killed EEP id: 20038

5. Born 2006-03-17 Kariba EEP id: 20042

6. Born 2007-05-20 Kando EEP id: 200700

7. Born 2007-08-22 Panya EEP id: 200700
Locations
Present / last location:Vienna Zoo, in Austria

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2020-11-03Vienna Zoo
from Dresden Zoo
Dresden Zoo 2018-11-13
from Tierpark Berlin
Tierpark Berlin 1987-09-10
from Werner Bode (Tierpark Gronau)

Document updated2010-11-14: new record
2018-11-12: transferred to Dresden
2020-05-12: height and weight
2020-11-03: relocated to Vienna zoo
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Tembo is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Vienna Zoo, in Austria.

Tembo arrived in Vienna Zoo 2020-11-03, relocated from Dresden Zoo, in Germany.

In Vienna Zoo, Tembo lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Iqhwa born 2013-09-04
  2. ,
  3. Kibali born 2019-07-13
  4. ,
  5. Mongu born 2003-05-25
  6. ,
  7. Numbi born 1992
  8. ,
  9. Tonga (Rambo) born 1985
  10. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 7 babies

  1. (F) 1999-01-15 Matibi EEP id: 9903
  2. (M) 1999-04-09 Tutume EEP id: 9904
  3. (F) 2001-05-04 Tana EEP id: 20006
  4. (M) 2005-06-27 -- † 2005-06-27 killed EEP id: 20038
  5. (F) 2006-03-17 Kariba EEP id: 20042
  6. (M) 2007-05-20 Kando EEP id: 200700
  7. (F) 2007-08-22 Panya EEP id: 200700

Origin


Tembo was born wild 1985-00-00, captured 1987 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tembo, an African savanna at Vienna Zoo in Austria. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=479. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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