Kwanza an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark)

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Kwanza at Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark)

Kwanza playing with snow. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
Kwanza
ID Number:EEP Number: 20008 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark)
ArrivalSosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark) 2011-10-29
from Boras Zoo
Born:* 2001-08-13 captive-born
in Boras Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 80.00 kgs, 176.00 lbs
Parents: Kibo x Dudu
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza), EEP nr: 201500
  2. (F) 2018-06-16 Kimani, EEP nr: 201802? (unconfirmed)
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
Kwanzas pedigree:
P I II III

Kwanza

Sire:
Kibo

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

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Dame:
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Document updated2011-10-29: transfer
2013-05-20: PC
Not 100% PC due to the buildings.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Kwanza, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark) in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 September 2020 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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