African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Rosy at Basel Zoo

♀ Rosy


EEP nr9503


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1995 wild
Birth place: in Tuli Block
Capture: 1997 Tuli Block
Freight:Air cargo
Present / last location:Basel Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

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2018-07-08: link to EleWiki submitted
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Rosy is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Basel Zoo, in Switzerland.

Rosy arrived Basel Zoo 1999-01-15, relocated from African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza), in South Africa.

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

  1. Heri born 1976
  2. ,
  3. Maya born 1995
  4. ,
  5. Tusker born 1992
  6. , (see detailed list).


Rosy was born wild 1995 at Tuli Block, captured 1997 , captured at Tuli Block. and imported 1999, Air cargo

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Rosy, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Basel Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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