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
Origin
Born:* 1996 wild
Birth place: in Tuli Block
Capture: 1997
Imported:1999
Freight:Air cargo
Locations
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).

Origin


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 https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=117. (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



    This document was updated: 2020-10-19 07:16:32


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