Chocolate an African savanna elephant at Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília)



♂ Chocolate


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Id number
Status:confiscated
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1992-04-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte)

Parents: Joca x ♀ Beré
Locations
Present / last location:Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília), in Brazil

Date of Arrival

Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília)
from Circo Le Cirque (Gran Circus Norte-Americano)
Circo Le Cirque (Gran Circus Norte-Americano)
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink 1996-07-10
from Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte)

Document updated2009-08-02: 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
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Description

Location


Chocolate is a confiscated Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília), in Brazil.

Chocolate arrived in Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília) unknown date, relocated from Circo Le Cirque (Gran Circus Norte-Americano), in Brazil.

In Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília), Chocolate lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bela born 1993
  2. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Chocolate was born captive-born 1992-04-19 in Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte).

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 pedigree:
P I II III

Chocolate

Sire:
Joca

Sire:
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Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Beré

Sire:
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Dame:
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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Chocolate, an African savanna at Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília) in Brazil. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4806. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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