Yoga an African savanna elephant at Boras Zoo

♂ Yoga

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 25 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9603
Born:* 1996 wild
Birth place: in Tuli Block
Capture: 1997 Tuli Block
Freight:Air cargo
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2017-04-14 Chindi EEP id: 201702?

2. Born 2017-06-23 Majira EEP id: 201703?
Present / last location:Boras Zoo, in Sweden

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-10-25Boras Zoo
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 1999-01-15
from African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza)
African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza) 1998-07-00
from Tuli Block

Document updated2013-10-31: transfer
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Yoga is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Boras Zoo, in Sweden.

Yoga arrived in Boras Zoo 2013-10-25, relocated from Basel Zoo, in Switzerland.

In Boras Zoo, Yoga lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chindi born 2017-04-14
  2. ,
  3. Dudu born 1990
  4. ,
  5. Jabu born 2013-05-21
  6. ,
  7. Majira born 2017-06-23
  8. ,
  9. Nyoka born 1978
  10. ,
  11. Panzi born 2005-05-05
  12. , (see detailed list).


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 2017-04-14 Chindi EEP id: 201702?
  2. (F) 2017-06-23 Majira EEP id: 201703?


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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Yoga, an African savanna at Boras Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 March 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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