Rungwe
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Gyor Zoo in Hungary

♂ Rungwe


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Identification

EEP nr20089

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2012-07-20 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Beauval Zoo

Parents: Limbo x ♀ NDala
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Gyor Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

2021-10-07Gyor Zoo
from Magdeburg Zoo

2018-09-26Magdeburg Zoo
from Beauval Zoo

Record history
History of updates2012-08-06: new elephant
2012-09-02: father
2014-04-22: eep records
2018-05-08: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-09-27: relocated to Magdeburg
2021-10-07: relocated to Györ Zoo

Latest document update2021-10-07 14:14:33
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Location


Rungwe is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Gyor Zoo, in Hungary.

Rungwe arrived in 2021-10-07 to the Gyor Zoo, relocated from the Magdeburg Zoo, in Germany.

Rungwe lives together with 3 other elephants at the Gyor Zoo:
  1. Bou-Bou born 2006-03-23
  2. Kito (Nyiregyhaza) born 2015-06-19
  3. Pembé (Babar) born 2001-05-03


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Rungwe was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2012-07-20 at Beauval Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Rungwe are: ♂ Limbo (father) and ♀ NDala (mother).

Pedigree


Rungwes ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Rungwe

Sire (f):
Limbo

Born: 1991-01-13

Sire ff:
Yossi

Born: 1974-08-11
Sire fff:
Timbo
Dame ffm:
Bahati
Dame fm:
Lara (Amy)

Born: 1977-11-17
Sire fmf:
Timbo
Dame fmm:
Atari

Dame m:
NDala

Born: 1989

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Comments / pictures

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
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Rungwe, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Gyor Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12759. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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