African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Vienna Zoo in Austria

♀ Numbi
Photo: © <a href=Jutta Kirchner' >
Jutta Kirchner


EEP nr9205


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2005-10-09 Kibo EEP id: 20040

2. Born 2010-08-06 Tuluba EEP id: 201000

3. Born 2019-07-13
(dead † 2021-07-09)
Kibali EEP id: 201902
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Vienna Zoo, in Austria

Date of arrival

2009-12-02Vienna Zoo
from Wuppertal Zoo

1995-08-02Wuppertal Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2009-12-03: transfer
2010-03-30: pregnant
2010-08-08: not pregnant
2010-09-21: picture
2018-05-04: pc

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Numbi is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Vienna Zoo, in Austria.

Numbi arrived in 2009-12-02 to the Vienna Zoo, relocated from the Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Numbi lives together with 4 other elephants at the Vienna Zoo:
  1. Abu born 2001-04-25
  2. Iqhwa born 2013-09-04
  3. Mongu born 2003-05-25
  4. Tonga (Rambo) born 1985

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. (M) 2005-10-09 Kibo EEP id: 20040
  2. (M) 2010-08-06 Tuluba EEP id: 201000
  3. (F) 2019-07-13 -- † 2021-07-09 Kibali EEP id: 201902


Numbi was born wild 1992 at Kruger National Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Numbi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Vienna Zoo in Austria. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jana Havlová
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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