African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Shungu at Knysna Elephant Park

♂ Shungu

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2007-01-01 captive-born
Birth place: in Knysna Elephant Park

Parents: Harry x ♀ Thambile
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Knysna Elephant Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

2007-01-01Knysna Elephant Park
Record history
History of updates2010-06-03: 

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


Shungu is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Knysna Elephant Park, in South Africa.

Shungu arrived Knysna Elephant Park 2007-01-01,

In Knysna Elephant Park, Shungu lives together with 17 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♀ Amari born 1998?
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♀ Ashanti born 2006-01-17
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♂ Bafana born 2010-03-00
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♀ Bonnie born 1993-00-00
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♂ Bulelo born 2003-01-00
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ♂ Clyde born 1993-00-00
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♂ Gambo
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♀ Jabari born 2003-11-00
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Keisha born 2003-12-00
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♀ Malaika born 2003-10-00
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♂ Mashudu born 2007
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♀ Nandi born 1993
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ♀ Sally born 1989
  26. ,   
  27. 14. ♂ Shaka born 2001-06-00
  28. ,   
  29. 15. ♀ Thambile born 1991
  30. ,   
  31. 16. ♀ Thandi born 2003-10-16
  32. ,   
  33. 17. ♀ Thato born 2007
  34. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

    Origin


    Shungu was born captive-born 2007-01-01 at Knysna Elephant Park.

    Parentage


    Parents of Shungu are: ♂ Harry (father) and ♀ Thambile (mother).

    Siblings through the father Harry:

    1. 2009-06-20 -- † 2009-08-06 (F) Bibi
    2. 2013-05-21(F) Tembi

    Pedigree


    Shungus ancestral Pedigree:
    P I II III

    Shungu

    Sire (f):
    Harry

    Born: 1989

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    Thambile

    Born: 1991

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Comments / pictures

His name means Patience

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shungu, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Knysna Elephant Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2642. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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