African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Zola at Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo

♀ Zola

Identification

EEP nr20019

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1995 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 2002
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2018-07-01
(dead † 2018-07-01)
stillborn EEP id: 201803? (unconfirmed)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

2003-04-12Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2010-06-03: prev. location
2010-08-01: management
2018-07-01: gave birth to stillborn calf

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Zola is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo, in Czech Republic.

Zola arrived Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo 2003-04-12, relocated from Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

In Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo, Zola lives together with 3 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Kali born 1994
  2. ,   
  3. notnamed born 2021-06-05
  4. ,   
  5. Ulu born 1996
  6. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

    Offspring


    1. (F) 2018-07-01 -- † 2018-07-01 stillborn EEP id: 201803? (unconfirmed)

    Origin


    Zola was born wild 1995 at Kruger National Park, captured 2002 .


Comments / pictures

Sired with AI from a wild bull.

The Female Elephant of African Zola shortly after midnight on July 1. Birth was without problems, but calf was born dead. Unfortunately, it is not an unusual phenomenon for primiparous. For Now, we can only say that it was a female with a birth weight of 86 kg. Elephant Zola is fine.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Zola, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1624. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jana Havlová
  • Elephants in South Africa, by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) 2005
  • Facebook comment
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
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