Tembo (Franzi)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands

♀ Tembo (Franzi)


EEP nr8901


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1989 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1992
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2011-11-24Rhenen Zoo
from Augsburg Zoo

1992-08-30Augsburg Zoo
from Wolfgang Delfts

Record history
History of updates2011-12-25:�Transfer, Text RE


2017-03-08: link to ele-wiki submitted
2017-03-08: link to elefanten-fotolexikon submitted

Latest document update2020-10-19 02:25:45
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Tembo (Franzi) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands.

Tembo (Franzi) arrived in 2011-11-24 to the Rhenen Zoo, relocated from the Augsburg Zoo, in Germany.

Tembo (Franzi) lives together with 4 other elephants at the Rhenen Zoo:
  1. Aja born 1971
  2. Bumi born 2021-08-16
  3. Duna born 1996-12-29
  4. Tooth born 1992

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Tembo (Franzi) was born wild 1989, captured 1992 . and imported 1992

Comments / pictures

2011-11-24: "Elefantendame Sabi and Franzi from Zoo Augsburg have a new home in Zoo Rhenen." //Jaroslav Vanecek

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Tembo (Franzi), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1989 births | EEP | 1992 captures | 1992 imports | Elephants from Rhenen Zoo | Netherlands | African savanna elephants

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