Tooth at Rhenen Zoo (Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen)

Male African Bush elephant Tooth at Rhenen Zoo (Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen)

Tooth. Ouwehand's Dierenpark Rhenen 08/2009. Photo: © Peter Stolk
Tooth
ID Number:EEP Number: 9208 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 25 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Rhenen Zoo (Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen)
ArrivedRhenen Zoo (Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen) 2007-06-19
from West Midland Safari Park
West Midland Safari Park 1998-02-13
from
Born:1992 wild in
Kruger National Park
Document updated2009-09-03: Management, Text, Image
The three elephants of Ouwehand's Dierenpark in Rhenen are managed in protected contact with target training. Tooth is also training in a restraint device to have semen collected for artificial insemination procedures.

Sources, among others

  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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