African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Tembo at Colchester Zoo


♂ Tembo




Identification

EEP nr8310

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Offspring
Total: 8 babies

1. Born 2001-04-25 Abu EEP id: 20004

2. Born 2002-12-06
(dead † 2017-03-13)
Kito EEP id: 20013

3. Born 2003-12-10
(dead † 2003-12-10)
stillborn

4. Born 2004-03-15 Jambo EEP id: 20027

5. Born 2005-04-05
(dead † 2005-04-05)
stillborn EEP id: 20025

6. Born 2006-02-04
(dead † 2017-07-03)
Thabo-Umasai EEP id: 20041

7. Born 2008-03-01
(dead † 2008-03-01)
stillborn EEP id: 200800

8. Born 2011-10-08
(dead † 2011-10-08)
stillborn
Locations
Present / last location:Colchester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1998-02-28Colchester Zoo
from Mary Chipperfield
Mary Chipperfield
from Longleat Safari Park

Document updated2009-03-07:birth country (ISIS)
2011-11-28:sold
2017-03-08: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2017-03-08: link to ele-wiki submitted
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Description

Location


Tembo is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Colchester Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Tembo arrived Colchester Zoo 1998-02-28, relocated from Mary Chipperfield, in United Kingdom.

In Colchester Zoo, Tembo lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Opal born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Tanya born 1981
  4. ,
  5. Zola born 1982
  6. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 8 babies

  1. (M) 2001-04-25 Abu EEP id: 20004
  2. (M) 2002-12-06 -- † 2017-03-13 Kito EEP id: 20013
  3. () 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 stillborn
  4. (M) 2004-03-15 Jambo EEP id: 20027
  5. () 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 stillborn EEP id: 20025
  6. (M) 2006-02-04 -- † 2017-07-03 Thabo-Umasai EEP id: 20041
  7. () 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 stillborn EEP id: 200800
  8. () 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 stillborn

Origin


Tembo was born wild 1983 at Africa unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

1998-02-28: Tembo was sold to Colchester by Mary Chipperfield.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tembo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Colchester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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