Shawu an African savanna elephant at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon

Male ♂ African savanna Shawu at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon

African elephant mother Punda with her newborn baby, named Shawu, in the zoo at Wuppertal, Germany.
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Shawu
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Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon
ArrivalLa Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon 2016-04-26
from Beekse Bergen Safaripark
Beekse Bergen Safaripark 2015-03-23
from Wuppertal Zoo
Born:* 2011-01-20 captive-born
in Wuppertal Zoo
Parents: Tusker x Punda
Siblings through the father Tusker:
  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2005-10-09(M) Kibo
  3. 2007-07-13(F) Tika
  4. 2008-01-13(M) Tamo
  5. 2010-08-06(M) Tuluba
  6. 2011-01-16(M) Uli
  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 Punda:
  1. 2005-06-03(F) Bongi
  2. 2013-08-11?(F) Pina Nessie
  3. 2016-05-04(F) Madiba
Shawus pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2011-01-21:�
2011-04-13:�Image RE
2016-05-05: transfer
2017-03-05: transfered

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Shawu, an African savanna at La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6357. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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