Zola
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Colchester Zoo in United Kingdom

♀ Zola

Identification

EEP nr8206

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1984
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2003-12-10
(dead † 2003-12-10)
stillborn

2. Born 2005-04-05
(dead † 2005-04-05)
stillborn EEP id: 20025

3. Born 2008-03-01
(dead † 2008-03-01)
stillborn EEP id: 200800

4. Born 2011-10-08
(dead † 2011-10-08)
stillborn
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Colchester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1985-11-09Colchester Zoo
from Longleat Safari Park

Record history
History of updates2009-01-05: Text, Source

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 the Colchester Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Zola arrived in 1985-11-09 to the Colchester Zoo, relocated from the Longleat Safari Park, in United Kingdom.

Zola lives together with 3 other elephants at the Colchester Zoo:
  1. Opal born 1982
  2. Tanya born 1981
  3. Tembo born 1983

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. () 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 stillborn
  2. () 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 stillborn EEP id: 20025
  3. () 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 stillborn EEP id: 200800
  4. () 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 stillborn

Origin


Zola was born wild 1982 at Africa unspecified location, captured 1984 .


Comments / pictures

In 2008, Zola had her second miscarriage in five years with the zoo's bull Tembo. She had been confirmed pregnant on in January 2007 after confirmed blood tests and several observed matings.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Zola, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Colchester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1668. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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