Relocated elephants from Basel Zoo in Switzerland


Basel Zoo had previously 14 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 ♂ LA - Yoga
EEP id: 9603
PC: Born wild 1996 1999-01-15
2013-10-25
Boras Zoo 1999
2 † ♂ LA - Tembo
EEP id: 5102
dead: Born wild 1951 Dead: 1977-08-30, 26 yrs Reason: euthanised: stepped on and fractured his own hindleg after anesthesia 1952-11-01
1953-00-00
Hannover Zoo 1952
3 † ♀ LA - Ruaha
EEP id: 5101
dead: Born wild 1951 Dead: 2010-07-29, 59 yrs Reason: age: 1952-11-01
1956-00-00
Basel Zoo 1952
4 † ♀ LA - Idunda
dead: Born wild 1951 Dead: 1988-01-16, 37 yrs Reason: disease: Salmonella infection 1952-11-01
1956-00-00
Basel Zoo 1952
5 † ♂ LA - Omari
dead: Born wild 1951 Dead: 1965, 14 yrs Reason: euthanised: aggressive 1952-11-01
1956-00-00
Basel Zoo 1952
6 † ♂ LA - Katoto
dead: Born wild 1951 Dead: 1972, 21 yrs Reason: euthanised: aggressive 1952-11-01
1956-00-00
Basel Zoo 1952
7 ♂ LA - Jack
EEP id: 9207
PC: Born wild 1992 2017-05-11
2020-10-20
Sosto Zoo
8 † ♂ LA - Pambo
EEP id: 9201
dead: Born captive-born 1992-04-09 Dead: 2013-01-23, 21 yrs Reason: unknown: colic? 1992-04-09
1997-06-18
Bioparc Valencia
9 ♀ EM - Rupa
EEP id: 7706
PC: Born wild 1975 1977-11-23
1983-04-28
Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
10 ♂ LA - Calimero
EEP id: 8003
PC: Born wild 1980 2000-10-12
2004-04-27
Beekse Bergen Safaripark
11 † ♀ LA - Toto
EEP id: 7002
dead: Born wild 1970 Dead: 2016-03-29, 46 yrs Reason: euthanised: collapsed, couldnt stand up 1989-04-26
1997-11-15
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park
12 † ♀ LA - Ota
dead: Born captive-born 1966-01-13 Dead: 1982-11-30, 16 yrs Reason: euthanised: agressive 1966-01-13
1972-00-00
Basel Zoo
13 † ♀ LA - Matadi (Madi)
dead: Born Dead: 1950, ? yrs Reason: disease: myoglobinuria 1932-00-00
1950-00-00
Frankfurt Zoo
14 † ♀ EM - Mally
dead: Born Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1928-07-17
1931-06-03
Firma Ruhe

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Basel Zoo

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Basel Zoo in Switzerland, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 6 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=8 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2020-10-22 Jack:• Daniela Dunger, Leipzig.
•  Gábor Vadász, Sosto Zoo.
•  https://www.suedkurier.de/region/hochrhein/kreis-loerrach/Schwertransport-bringt-Elefantenbullen-Jack-in-den-Zoo-Basel;art372585,9251346
•  https://www.zoobasel.ch/en/aktuelles/news/1322/elefantenbulle-jack-vom-zoo-basel-nach-ungarn-gereist/?fbclid=IwAR2L0osH7OsXLN--T4m1Bz7cZa3He3aLxVDQHBJFw0OPgUQVuj6daqi6PN4
2018-06-15 Calimero:• Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
2017-03-09 Tembo:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland
•  Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
•  Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• http://www.onlinereports.ch/OEkologie.113+M50ad948cb36.0.html
2017-03-09 Ruaha:• Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2017-03-08 Pambo:• http://www.bioparcvalencia.es/2013/01/Elefante-pambo-murio-forma-subita-y-totalmente-inesperada/
•  http://www.zoobesuche.at/2012/11/valencia-pambo-im-neuen-zuhause/
•  Jutta Kirchner, Vienna
2016-03-28 Toto:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Chris Lucas, Blair Drummond Safari Park, United Kingdom
2013-10-31 Yoga:• http://www.zoobasel.ch/en/
2013-04-28 Ota:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2013-04-28 Mally:• Jonas Livet, France
2012-09-12 Rupa:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  http://www.zoochat.com/9/european-elephants-2-a-24277/
2012-03-07 Matadi (Madi):• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
•  Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
2012-03-06 Omari:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
•  Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2012-03-06 Idunda:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2012-03-06 Katoto:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
•  Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

Basel Zoo on elephant-news.com

Basel Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
2013-10-31Goodbye, yoga! bull elephant travels to sweden - Elephant News
2013-01-13Elephant tusk found in frenchman’s bag on swiss train - Elephant News
World�s oldest captive elephant dies - Elephant News
2009-10-27Elephant bull pambo has been moved from venna zoo to spanish safaripark parque de la naturaleza de cabarceno - Elephant News
2008-06-16How islam came to germany - Elephant News
Kenya transit point for animal and ivory trade - Elephant News


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