Bongi
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands

♀ Bongi

Identification

EEP nr20037

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2005-06-03 captive-born
Birth place: in Wuppertal Zoo
Birth weight 106.00 kgs, 233.20 lbs

Parents: Tusker x ♀ Punda
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2015-03-23Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Wuppertal Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-11-11:�
2016-05-05: transfer

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

Location


Bongi is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands.

Bongi arrived in 2015-03-23 to the Beekse Bergen Safaripark, relocated from the Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Bongi lives together with 7 other elephants at the Beekse Bergen Safaripark:
  1. Calimero born 1980
  2. Carla born 1986
  3. Madiba born 2016-05-04
  4. Pina Nessie born 2013-08-11?
  5. Punda born 1992
  6. Sabi born 1985
  7. Yambo born 2004-03-29


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

Origin


Bongi was born captive-born 2005-06-03 at Wuppertal Zoo.

Parentage


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

Siblings through the father Tusker:

  1. 2005-10-09(M) Kibo
  2. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  3. 2008-01-13(M) Tamo
  4. 2010-08-06(M) Tuluba
  5. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  6. 2011-01-20(M) Shawu
  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. 2011-01-20(M) Shawu
  2. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  3. 2016-05-04(F) Madiba

Pedigree


Bongis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Bongi

Sire (f):
Tusker

Born: 1992

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Punda

Born: 1992

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bongi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=833. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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