Bou-Bou
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Gyor Zoo in Hungary

♂ Bou-Bou
Photo: Peter Stolk, Netherlands
Photo: Peter Stolk, Netherlands

Identification

EEP nr20045

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-03-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
Birth weight 110.00 kgs, 242.00 lbs

Parents: Tonga x ♀ Veri
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Gyor Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

2021-06-04Gyor Zoo
from La Fleche Zoo

2012-03-14La Fleche Zoo
from Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park

Record history
History of updates2012-05-10: transfered
2012-06-09: picture

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


Bou-Bou is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Gyor Zoo, in Hungary.

Bou-Bou arrived in 2021-06-04 to the Gyor Zoo, relocated from the La Fleche Zoo, in France.

Bou-Bou lives together with 3 other elephants at the Gyor Zoo:
  1. Kito (Nyiregyhaza) born 2015-06-19
  2. Pembé (Babar) born 2001-05-03
  3. Rungwe born 2012-07-20

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Origin


Bou-Bou was born captive-born 2006-03-23 at Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park.

Parentage


Parents of Bou-Bou are: ♂ Tonga (father) and ♀ Veri (mother).

Siblings through the father Tonga:

  1. 2009-12-27(F) Nelly

Siblings through the mother Veri:

  1. 2009-12-27(F) Nelly

Pedigree


Bou-Bous ancestral Pedigree:
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Tonga

Born: 1989

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Veri

Born: 1982

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bou-Bou, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Gyor Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=876. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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