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Rungwe at Magdeburg Zoo

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Rungwe at Magdeburg Zoo

Rungwe
ID Number:EEP Number: 20089 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 6 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Magdeburg Zoo
ArrivedMagdeburg Zoo 2018-09-26
from ZooParc de Beauval
ZooParc de Beauval 2012-07-20
from
Born:2012-07-20 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
ZooParc de Beauval
Parents: Limbo x NDala
Rungwes pedigree:
P I II III

Rungwe

Sire:
Limbo

Sire:
Yossi
Sire:
Timbo
Dame:
Bahati
Dame:
Lara (Amy)
Sire:
Timbo
Dame:
Atari

Dame:
NDala

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2012-08-06: new elephant

2012-09-02: father

2014-04-22: eep records
2018-05-08: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-09-27: transferred to Magdeburg
The first elephant born from artificial insemination in France.

Named after a volcano in Tanzania.

Records about Rungwe from EEPEuropean Studbook for African elephants state following records for the african elephant Rungwe:

20089 M 20 Jul 2012 9101 8908 BEAUVAL 20 Jul 2012 M01241 Birth

Source: EEP studbook for African elephants

Sources, among others

  • African Elephant Europe Regional EEP Studbook Dec. 31, 2012
    by Harald M. Schwammer, Sabine Fruehwirth
  • Damien Rochelle
  • http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/precious-pachyderm/2012/08/06/da136c44-e007-11e1-8fc5-a7dcf1fc161d_gallery.html#photo=1
  • https://www.zoo-magdeburg.de/pressemeldungen/elefantenbulle-aus-frankreich-im-zoo-magdeburg-eingetroffen/

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