Tonga
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Dresden Zoo in Germany

♂ Tonga

Identification

EEP nr8910

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 33 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1989 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1992
Imported:1992
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2006-03-23 Bou-Bou EEP id: 20045

2. Born 2009-12-27 Nelly EEP id: 200900
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dresden Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2020-11-09Dresden Zoo
from Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park

2001-07-06Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
from Circus Busch (Paul Busch)

Record history
History of updates2020-10-03

Latest document update2020-11-26 04:06:46
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Location


Tonga is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Dresden Zoo, in Germany.

Tonga arrived in 2020-11-09 to the Dresden Zoo, relocated from the Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park, in Germany.

Tonga lives together with 3 other elephants at the Dresden Zoo:
  1. Drumbo born 1990
  2. Mogli born 1995
  3. Sawu born 1996

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. (M) 2006-03-23 Bou-Bou EEP id: 20045
  2. (F) 2009-12-27 Nelly EEP id: 200900

Origin


Tonga was born wild 1989, captured 1992 . and imported 1992

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tonga, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Dresden Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=894. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
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Categories1989 births | Breeding bulls | EEP | 1992 captures | 1992 imports | Elephants from Dresden Zoo | Germany | African savanna elephants


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