John an African savanna elephant at Lisbon Zoo

☨ John
ID nr:EEP Number: 8903 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 21 years old
Dead date: 2010-10-22
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Lisbon Zoo
ArrivalLisbon Zoo 1991-09-18
from Kruger National Park
Born:* 1989 wild
in Kruger National Park
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 2003-04-16 -- † 2003-04-21 noname
  2. (M) 2004-01-01 -- † 2006-12 Trombinhas, EEP nr: 20026
  3. (F) 2005-03-20 Primavera, EEP nr: 20032
  4. (F) 2006-05-25 Assuncao, EEP nr: 20043
Document updated2011-06-05: death
2018-09-16: link to EleWiki submitted

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). John, an African savanna at Lisbon Zoo in Portugal. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Peter Stolk
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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