Calimero an African savanna elephant at Beekse Bergen Safaripark



♂ Calimero
Records from 2004: Weight 6,300 kgs, height 3,4 meters.
Records from 2004: Weight 6,300 kgs, height 3,4 meters.

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 40 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8003
Body height: 3.40 meter, 11.2 feet
Body weight: 6300.00 kg, 13860.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2004-10-04
(dead † 2004-10-04)
stillborn?

2. Born 2006-03-30
(dead † 2006-03-30)
stillborn
Locations
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival

2004-04-27 from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 2000-10-12
from Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)
Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma) 1982-06-05
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2010-11-23: height and weight

2012-02-29: height source
2018-06-15: link to EleWiki submitted
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Calimero is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands.

Calimero arrived in Beekse Bergen Safaripark 2004-04-27, relocated from Basel Zoo, in Switzerland.

In Beekse Bergen Safaripark, Calimero lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Sabi born 1985
  2. ,
  3. Carla born 1986
  4. ,
  5. Punda born 1992
  6. ,
  7. Bongi born 2005-06-03
  8. ,
  9. Pina Nessie born 2013-08-11?
  10. ,
  11. Madiba born 2016-05-04
  12. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. () 2004-10-04 -- † 2004-10-04 stillborn?
  2. () 2006-03-30 -- † 2006-03-30 stillborn

Origin


Calimero was born wild 1980.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Calimero, an African savanna at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1574. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

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Categories1980 births | Born in Zimbabwe | Breeding bulls | Elephants from Beekse Bergen Safaripark | Netherlands | African savanna elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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