Tembo an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Colchester Zoo

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Tembo at Colchester Zoo

Tembo
ID Number:EEP Number: 8310 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 37 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Colchester Zoo
ArrivalColchester Zoo 1998-02-28
from Mary Chipperfield
Mary Chipperfield
from Longleat Safari Park
Born:* 1983 wild Zambia
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 8 babies

  1. (M) 2001-04-25 Abu, EEP nr: 20004
  2. (M) 2002-12-06 -- † 2017-03-13 Kito, EEP nr: 20013
  3. () 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 stillborn
  4. (M) 2004-03-15 Jambo, EEP nr: 20027
  5. () 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 stillborn, EEP nr: 20025
  6. (M) 2006-02-04 -- † 2017-07-03 Thabo-Umasai, EEP nr: 20041
  7. () 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 stillborn, EEP nr: 200800
  8. () 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 stillborn
Document updated2009-03-07:birth country (ISIS)
2011-11-28:sold
2017-03-08: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2017-03-08: link to ele-wiki submitted
1998-02-28: Tembo was sold to Colchester by Mary Chipperfield.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tembo, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Colchester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • ISIS through Peter Stolk

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