Kwanza an African savanna elephant at Sosto Zoo


♀ Kwanza
Kwanza playing with snow. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
Kwanza playing with snow. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo


Identification

EEP nr20008

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2001-08-13 captive-born
Birth place: in Boras Zoo
Birth weight 80.00 kgs, 176.00 lbs

Parents: Kibo x ♀ Dudu
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500

2. Born 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)
Locations
Present / last location:Sosto Zoo, in Hungary

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2011-10-29Sosto Zoo
from Boras Zoo

Document updated2011-10-29: transfer
2013-05-20: PC
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Description

Location


Kwanza is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Sosto Zoo, in Hungary.

Kwanza arrived Sosto Zoo 2011-10-29, relocated from Boras Zoo, in Sweden.

In Sosto Zoo, Kwanza lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Buba (Bupa) born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Jack born 1992
  4. ,
  5. Kimani born 2018-06-16
  6. ,
  7. Kito (Nyiregyhaza) born 2015-06-19
  8. ,
  9. Motki born 1969
  10. ,
  11. Tanja born 1975
  12. ,
  13. Yasmin (Yasmine) born 1966
  14. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500
  2. (F) 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)

Origin


Kwanza was born captive-born 2001-08-13 at Boras Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kwanza are: ♂ Kibo (father) and ♀ Dudu (mother).


Siblings through the father Kibo:

  1. 2003-03-29 -- † 2004-12-09 (F) Pili
  2. 2005-05-05(F) Panzi
  3. 2008-08-11(M) M´changa
  4. 2013-05-21(M) Jabu

Siblings through the mother Dudu:

  1. 2005-05-05(F) Panzi
  2. 2008-08-11(M) M´changa
  3. 2013-05-21(M) Jabu
  4. 2017-06-23(F) Majira
  5. 2021-04-07?(M) Unnamed

Pedigree


Kwanzas pedigree:
P I II III

Kwanza

Sire:
Kibo

Sire:
Tembo
Sire:
Dame:
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Beira
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Dudu

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kwanza, an African savanna elephant at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=153. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
  • Gábor Vadász
  • Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo

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