Calimero at Beekse Bergen Safaripark

Male African Bush elephant Calimero at Beekse Bergen Safaripark

Records from 2004: Weight 6,300 kgs, height 3,4 meters.
ID Number:EEP Number: 8003 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 38 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark
ArrivedBeekse Bergen Safaripark 2004-04-27
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 2000-10-12
from Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)
Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma) 1982-06-05
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Born:1980 wild Zimbabwe
Body height (m and feet): 3.40 meter, 11.2 feet
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 6300.00 kg, 13860.00 lbs
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 2 babies

  1. () 2004-10-04 -- † 2004-10-04 stillborn?
  2. () 2006-03-30 -- † 2006-03-30 stillborn
Document updated2010-11-23: height and weight
2012-02-29: height source

Sources, among others

  • Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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