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 ♂ 41 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
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-04-27Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 2000-10-12
from Rome Zoo
Rome Zoo 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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Description

Location


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. Bongi born 2005-06-03
  2. ,
  3. Carla born 1986
  4. ,
  5. Madiba born 2016-05-04
  6. ,
  7. Pina Nessie born 2013-08-11?
  8. ,
  9. Punda born 1992
  10. ,
  11. Sabi born 1985
  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 7 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1574. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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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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