Moyo
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Thoiry Zoo in France

♂ Moyo

Identification

EEP nr201302?

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 2013-05-13 captive-born
Birth place: in Wuppertal Zoo

Parents: Tusker x ♀ Sabie
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Thoiry Zoo, in France

Date of arrival

2022-08-22Thoiry Zoo
from Magdeburg Zoo

2018-06-25Magdeburg Zoo
from Wuppertal Zoo

Record history
History of updates2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-06-29: relocated Magdeburg
2021-09-15: Records updated

Latest document update2021-09-15 12:43:28
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Biography

Location


Moyo is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Thoiry Zoo, in France.

Moyo arrived in 2022-08-22 to the Thoiry Zoo, relocated from the Magdeburg Zoo, in Germany.

Moyo lives together with 1 other elephants at the Thoiry Zoo:
  1. Benjamin born 1984

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Moyo was born captive-born 2013-05-13 at Wuppertal Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Moyo are: ♂ Tusker (father) and ♀ Sabie (mother).

Siblings through the father Tusker:

  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2005-10-09(M) Kibo
  3. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  4. 2008-01-13(M) Tamo
  5. 2010-08-06(M) Tuluba
  6. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  7. 2011-01-20(M) Shawu
  8. 2012 -- † 2012 (F) stillborn
  9. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  10. 2014-08-14(M) Jogi
  11. 2016-03-17(F) Tuffi
  12. 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 (unknown) noname
  13. 2019-04-20(M) Gus
  14. 2020-03-06 -- † 2022-11-21 (M) Tsavo
  15. 2021-08-16(M) Bumi

Siblings through the mother Sabie:

  1. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  2. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  3. 2016-03-17(F) Tuffi
  4. 2019-04-20(M) Gus

Pedigree


Moyos ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Moyo

Sire (f):
Tusker

Born: 1992

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Dame m:
Sabie

Born: 1992

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Comments / pictures

In Kisuaheli, Moyo means Heart.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Moyo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Thoiry Zoo in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13451. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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