Tamo an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Kronberg Zoo

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Tamo at Kronberg Zoo

Tamo and head elephant keeper Filipe von Gilsa
Tamo
ID Number:EEP Number: 200800 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 12 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Kronberg Zoo
ArrivalKronberg Zoo 2013-04-17 from Wuppertal Zoo
Born:* 2008-01-13 captive-born
in Wuppertal Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 97.00 kgs, 213.40 lbs
Parents: Tusker x Sweni
Siblings through the father Tusker:
  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2005-10-09(M) Kibo
  3. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  4. 2010-08-06(M) Tuluba
  5. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  6. 2011-01-20(M) Shawu
  7. 2012 -- † 2012 (F) stillborn
  8. 2013-05-13(M) Moyo
  9. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  10. 2014-08-14(M) Jogi
  11. 2016-03-17(F) Tuffi
  12. 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 (unknown) noname
  13. 2019-04-20(M) Gus
  14. 2020-03-06(F) Tsavo
Siblings through the mother Sweni:
  1. 2012 -- † 2012 (F) stillborn
  2. 2014-08-14(M) Jogi
  3. 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 (unknown) noname
  4. 2020-03-06(F) Tsavo
Tamos pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2013-04-17:transfer

2013-05-01: corrected arrival date to 17
2018-04-08: link to EleWiki submitted

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tamo, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Kronberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3405. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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