Bongo
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo) in Indonesia

♂ Bongo

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2008-06-18 captive-born
Birth place: in Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo)

Parents: x ♀ Mega
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo), in Indonesia

Date of arrival

2008-06-18Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo)
Record history
History of updates2009-08-19: New elephant

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Biography

Location


Bongo is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo), in Indonesia.

Bongo arrived in 2008-06-18 to the Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo), Bongo lives together with 20 other elephants at the Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo):

  1. 1. ♂ Covid born 2020-04-28
  2. 2. ♀ Intan
  3. 3. ♀ Inul born 2003-06-20
  4. 4. ♀ Kartini born 2013-04-12
  5. 5. ♀ Linda born 1971
  6. 6. ♀ Marsini
  7. 7. ♀ Mega born 1982
  8. 8. ♀ Mustika born 1984
  9. 9. ♀ Nila
  10. 10. ♀ Nina
  11. 11. ♂ Taru
  12. 12. ⚪ unknown born 2009-01-04
  13. 13. ⚪ unknown born 2006-12-22
  14. 14. ⚪ unknown born 2006-09-13
  15. 15. ⚪ unknown born 2006-05-18
  16. 16. ⚪ unknown born 2006-03-06
  17. 17. ⚪ unknown born 1995
  18. 18. ⚪ Unnamed born 2009-02-08
  19. 19. ♂ Unnamed born 2012-01-02
  20. 20. ♀ Wulan


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

Origin


Bongo was born captive-born 2008-06-18 at Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Bongo are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Mega (mother).

Pedigree


Bongos ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Born: 1982

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Comments / pictures

The newborn calf was born to 26 year old, second time mother Mega, a Sumatran elephant.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bongo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo) in Indonesia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4866. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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