African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Nyoka at Knuthenborg Park & Safari

♀ Nyoka
Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo


EEP nr7802


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1979 KNP
Present / last location:Knuthenborg Park & Safari, in Denmark

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2021-06-22Knuthenborg Park & Safari
from Boras Zoo
Boras Zoo 1979-05-20
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2021-06-22: transfer to Knuthenborg, Denmark
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Nyoka is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Knuthenborg Park & Safari, in Denmark.

Nyoka arrived Knuthenborg Park & Safari 2021-06-22, relocated from Boras Zoo, in Sweden.

In Knuthenborg Park & Safari, Nyoka lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Djungla born 1985
  2. ,
  3. Jenny born 1985
  4. ,
  5. Ramboline born 1981
  6. ,
  7. Sarah born 1985
  8. , (see detailed list).


Nyoka was born wild 1978 at Kruger National Park, captured 1979 , captured at KNP. and imported 1979

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Nyoka, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Knuthenborg Park & Safari in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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