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

♂ Shungu

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 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 the Knysna Elephant Park, in South Africa.

Shungu arrived in 2007-01-01 to the Knysna Elephant Park, Shungu lives together with 17 other elephants at the Knysna Elephant Park:

  1. 1. ♀ Amari born 1998?
  2. 2. ♀ Ashanti born 2006-01-17
  3. 3. ♂ Bafana born 2010-03-00
  4. 4. ♀ Bonnie born 1993-00-00
  5. 5. ♂ Bulelo born 2003-01-00
  6. 6. ♂ Clyde born 1993-00-00
  7. 7. ♂ Gambo
  8. 8. ♀ Jabari born 2003-11-00
  9. 9. ♀ Keisha born 2003-12-00
  10. 10. ♀ Malaika born 2003-10-00
  11. 11. ♂ Mashudu born 2007
  12. 12. ♀ Nandi born 1993
  13. 13. ♀ Sally born 1989
  14. 14. ♂ Shaka born 2001-06-00
  15. 15. ♀ Thambile born 1991
  16. 16. ♀ Thandi born 2003-10-16
  17. 17. ♀ Thato born 2007

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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:
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Shungu

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Harry

Born: 1989

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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 5 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2642. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2007 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Knysna Elephant Park | South Africa | African savanna elephants


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