Shawu
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon in France

♂ Shawu
African elephant mother Punda with her newborn baby, named Shawu, in the zoo at Wuppertal, Germany.<br />
Photo Courtesy of TimesLive.co.za
African elephant mother Punda with her newborn baby, named Shawu, in the zoo at Wuppertal, Germany. Photo Courtesy of TimesLive.co.za


Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 10 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011-01-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Wuppertal Zoo

Parents: Tusker x ♀ Punda
Locations - owners
Present / last location:La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon, in France

Date of arrival

2016-04-26La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon
from Beekse Bergen Safaripark

2015-03-23Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Wuppertal Zoo

Record history
History of updates2011-01-21:�
2011-04-13:�Image RE
2016-05-05: transfer
2017-03-05: transfered

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


Shawu is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon, in France.

Shawu arrived La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon 2016-04-26, relocated from Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands.

In La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon, Shawu lives together with 2 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Jogi born 2014-08-14
  2. Tuluba born 2010-08-06


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Shawu was born captive-born 2011-01-20 at Wuppertal Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Shawu are: ♂ Tusker (father) and ♀ Punda (mother).

Siblings through the father Tusker:

  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2005-10-09(M) Kibo
  3. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  4. 2008-01-13(M) Tamo
  5. 2010-08-06(M) Tuluba
  6. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  7. 2012 -- † 2012 (F) stillborn
  8. 2013-05-13(M) Moyo
  9. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  10. 2014-08-14(M) Jogi
  11. 2016-03-17(F) Tuffi
  12. 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 (unknown) noname
  13. 2019-04-20(M) Gus
  14. 2020-03-06(M) Tsavo
  15. 2021-08-16(M) Bumi

Siblings through the mother Punda:

  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  3. 2016-05-04(F) Madiba

Pedigree


Shawus ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Shawu

Sire (f):
Tusker

Born: 1992

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Dame m:
Punda

Born: 1992

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shawu, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6357. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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