Chocolate
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Brasilias Zoo Garden in Brazil

♂ Chocolate


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Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Status:confiscated
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1992-04-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica

Parents: Joca x ♀ Beré
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Brasilias Zoo Garden, in Brazil

Date of arrival

Brasilias Zoo Garden
from Circo Le Cirque (Gran Circus Norte-Americano)

Circo Le Cirque (Gran Circus Norte-Americano)
from E.A.G. van den Brink

1996-07-10E.A.G. van den Brink
from Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica

Record history
History of updates2009-08-02: birth year, transfer to circus
2010-05-22: location transfers, text
2012-09-29: corr location
2018-08-09: corr sex to male
2018-11-22: arrival year, source

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Biography


Chocolate is a living confiscated Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Brasilias Zoo Garden, in Brazil.

Chocolate arrived to the Brasilias Zoo Garden unknown date, relocated from the Circo Le Cirque (Gran Circus Norte-Americano), in Brazil.


Social

Chocolate lives together with 1 other elephants at the Brasilias Zoo Garden:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Bela born 1993

Origin


Chocolate was born captive-born 1992-04-19 at Belo Horizonte Zoobotanica.

Parentage


Parents of Chocolate are: ♂ Joca (father) and ♀ Beré (mother).

Siblings through the father Joca:

  1. 1983-05-23 -- † 1983-05-23 () stillborn
  2. 1987-07-06(F) Axé
  3. 1996-09-17 -- † 1996-09-17 () stillborn

Siblings through the mother Beré:

  1. 1983-05-23 - † 1983-05-23 () stillborn
  2. 1987-07-06(F) Axé
  3. 1996-09-17 - † 1996-09-17 () stillborn

Pedigree


Chocolates ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Chocolate

Sire (f):
Joca

Born: 1975

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Dame m:
Beré

Born: 1975

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Comments / pictures

She was was exchanged for a rhino with G Van den Brink in July 10th 1996.

Confiscated from the circus in september 2008.

More information :
http://jornal.valeparaibano.com.br/1997/08/03/social/circo.html

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Chocolate, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Brasilias Zoo Garden in Brazil. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4806. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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