Zola at Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo (Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna)

ID Number:EEP Number: 20019 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo (Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna)
ArrivedZlin Lesna-Got Zoo (Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna) 2003-04-12
from Kruger National Park
Born:1995 wild in
Kruger National Park South Africa
Capture: 2002,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2018-07-01 -- † 2018-07-01 stillborn, EEP nr: 201803? (unconfirmed)
Document updated2010-06-03: prev. location
2010-08-01: management
2018-07-01: gave birth to stillborn calf
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.

Sources, among others

  • Jana Havlová
  • Elephants in South Africa, by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) 2005
  • Facebook comment

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