Captive born elephants at Basel Zoo in Switzerland

AgeBirthDeath dateParentsPresent or last LocationArrival
1+ stillborn?
LA < 1 2004-10-042004-10-04Calimero x HeriBasel Zoo2004-10-04
2 EEP id: 9201 + Pambo
LA M 211992-04-092013-01-23Kenny x MahariBioparc Valencia2012-11-28
3+ stillborn
LA F < 1 211992-03-201992-03-20Kenny x Malayka (Malajka)Basel Zoo1992-03-20
4+ Ota
LA F 161966-01-131982-11-30Omari x IdundaBasel Zoo1972-00-00

Source for the list of elephants born at Basel Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Captive born elephants at Basel Zoo in Switzerland, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 24 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2017-03-08 Pambo:


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