Tooth an African savanna elephant at Wuppertal Zoo

♂ Tooth
Tooth. Ouwehand
Tooth. Ouwehand's Dierenpark Rhenen 08/2009. Photo: © Peter Stolk

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9208
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Body weight: 5800.00 kg, 12760.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Present / last location:Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival

2019-05-28Kruger National Park from Rhenen Zoo
Rhenen Zoo 2007-06-19
from West Midland Safari Park

Document updated2009-09-03: Management, Text, Image
2018-10-14: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-05-12: height and weight
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Tooth is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Tooth arrived in Wuppertal Zoo 2019-05-28, relocated from Rhenen Zoo, in Netherlands.

In Wuppertal Zoo, Tooth lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Sabie born 1992
  2. ,
  3. Sweni born 1993
  4. ,
  5. Tika born 2007-07-13
  6. ,
  7. Tuffi born 2016-03-17
  8. ,
  9. Gus born 2019-04-20
  10. ,
  11. Tsavo born 2020-03-06
  12. ,
  13. Kimana born 2020-04-20
  14. , (see detailed list).


Tooth was born wild 1992 in Kruger National Park.

Comments / pictures

The three elephants of Ouwehand's Dierenpark in Rhenen are managed in protected contact with target training. Tooth is also training in a restraint device to have semen collected for artificial insemination procedures.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tooth, an African savanna at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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