Sawu an African savanna elephant at Dresden Zoo

♀ Sawu
Alternative name:Lulu
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9908
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1996 wild
Birth place: in Tuli Block
Capture: 1997
Freight:Air cargo
Present / last location:Dresden Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1999-01-13Dresden Zoo
from African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza)
African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza) 1998-07-00
from Tuli Block

Document updated2020-10-03
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Sawu is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Dresden Zoo, in Germany.

Sawu arrived in Dresden Zoo 1999-01-13, relocated from African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza), in South Africa.

In Dresden Zoo, Sawu lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Drumbo born 1990
  2. ,
  3. Mogli born 1995
  4. ,
  5. Tonga born 1989
  6. , (see detailed list).


Sawu was born wild 1996 at Tuli Block, captured 1997 . and imported 1999, Air cargo

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Sawu, an African savanna at Dresden Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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


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    Categories1996 births | Born in Botswana | EEP | 1997 captures | 1999 imports | Elephants from Dresden Zoo | Germany | African savanna elephants

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