Shaka
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Noahs Ark Zoo Farm in United Kingdom

♂ Shaka



Identification

EEP nr9103

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 30 years old
Body weight: 4450.00 kg, 9790.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1991 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1993
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Noahs Ark Zoo Farm, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

2018-04-11Noahs Ark Zoo Farm
from Vienna Zoo

2016-07-28Vienna Zoo
from Duisburg Zoo

1996-11-29Duisburg Zoo
from Lisbon Zoo

1993-09-03Lisbon Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2017-02-20: transfer
2018-04-11: transferred
2021-09-16: body weight 4450 kg

Latest document update2021-09-16 16:57:35
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Biography

Location


Shaka is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Noahs Ark Zoo Farm, in United Kingdom.

Shaka arrived in 2018-04-11 to the Noahs Ark Zoo Farm, relocated from the Vienna Zoo, in Austria.

Shaka lives together with 1 other elephants at the Noahs Ark Zoo Farm:
  1. Janu born 2005-07-07


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Shaka was born wild 1991 at Kruger National Park, captured 1993 .


Comments / pictures

Departured 2018-04-11 from Vienna to Bristol Zoo.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shaka, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Noahs Ark Zoo Farm in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2087. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1991 births | EEP | 1993 captures | Elephants from Noahs Ark Zoo Farm | United Kingdom | African savanna elephants


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