Zambi
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cabarceno Zoo Obregon in Spain

♀ Zambi

Identification

EEP nr8101

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Management:No contact
Origin
Born:* 1981 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1983
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1996-12-29 Duna EEP id: 9602

2. Born 1999-01-23
(dead † 2002-11-08)
Nacho EEP id: N/A

3. Born 2001-08-14 Kenia (Emi) EEP id: 20009

4. Born 2005-05-03 Infinita EEP id: 20034
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cabarceno Zoo Obregon, in Spain

Date of arrival

1994-08-23Cabarceno Zoo Obregon
from Augsburg Zoo

1990-04-03Augsburg Zoo
from Wuppertal Zoo

1983-05-31Wuppertal Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2011-12-27: 
2018-06-09: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Zambi is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Cabarceno Zoo Obregon, in Spain.

Zambi arrived in 1994-08-23 to the Cabarceno Zoo Obregon, relocated from the Augsburg Zoo, in Germany.

Zambi lives together with 18 other elephants at the Cabarceno Zoo Obregon:
  1. 5. ♀ Africa born 2011-10-07
  2. 6. ♀ Brisa born 2003-04-28
  3. 7. ♀ Christina born 2006-06-18
  4. 8. ♀ Hilda born 2001-04-10
  5. 9. ♀ Infinita born 2005-05-03
  6. 10. ♂ Jumar born 1997-04-15
  7. 11. ♂ Jums born 1977-01-01
  8. 12. ♀ Kenia (Emi) born 2001-08-14
  9. 13. ♀ Kira born 1995-02-04
  10. 14. ♀ Laura born 1983
  11. 15. ♀ Luena born 2017-08-24
  12. 16. ♂ Martín born 2012-05-12
  13. 17. ♀ Maruca born 2020-02-22
  14. 18. ♂ Neco born 2021-01-08
  15. 19. ♀ Penny born 1980
  16. 20. ♀ Saja born 2017-08-06
  17. 21. ♂ Toranzo born 2018-07-26
  18. 22. ♂ Toribio born 2018-08-29


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

Offspring


  1. (F) 1996-12-29 Duna EEP id: 9602
  2. (M) 1999-01-23 -- † 2002-11-08 Nacho EEP id: N/A
  3. (F) 2001-08-14 Kenia (Emi) EEP id: 20009
  4. (F) 2005-05-03 Infinita EEP id: 20034

Origin


Zambi was born wild 1981 at Kruger National Park, captured 1983 .


Comments / pictures

Attacked elephantkeepers in Wuppertal Zoo.

1994: Attacked elephantkeeper Kay Dobenecker in Augsburg Zoo.


Contradictory records:

EEG state that Zambo was brought to Cabarceno o 21st of September 1994: Marcus Linder begleitete am 21. September 1994 »Zambi« auf ihrer langen Reise nach Spanien.http://www.elefanten-schutz-europa.de/Magazin/Ausgabe_1/Zambi-Rettung/zambi-rettung.html

EEG stated that Zambi arrived Cabarceo 23 August 1994, according to the 20th magazine.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Zambi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cabarceno Zoo Obregon in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=827. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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