Zola an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo (Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna)

Zola
ID Number:EEP Number: 20019 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo (Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna)
ArrivalZlin 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.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Zola, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo (Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna) in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 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
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