Tusker an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Rhenen Zoo

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Tusker at Rhenen Zoo

Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
Tusker
ID Number:EEP Number: 9202 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Body weight: 6500.00 kg, 14300.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Location:Rhenen Zoo
ArrivalRhenen Zoo 2019-05-28 from Wuppertal Zoo
Wuppertal Zoo 1995-08-02
from Kruger National Park
Born:* 1992 wild
in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1995,
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 15 babies

  1. (F) 2005-06-03 Bongi, EEP nr: 20037
  2. (M) 2005-10-09 Kibo, EEP nr: 20040
  3. (F) 2007-07-13 Tika, EEP nr: 200700
  4. (M) 2008-01-13 Tamo, EEP nr: 200800
  5. (M) 2010-08-06 Tuluba, EEP nr: 201000
  6. (M) 2011-01-16 Uli
  7. (M) 2011-01-20 Shawu
  8. (F) 2012 -- † 2012 stillborn
  9. (M) 2013-05-13 Moyo
  10. (F) 2013-08-11? Pina Nessie
  11. (M) 2014-08-14 Jogi, EEP nr: 201400
  12. (F) 2016-03-17 Tuffi, EEP nr: 201601
  13. (unknown) 2017-12-00 -- † 2017-12-00 noname, EEP nr: 201706?
  14. (M) 2019-04-20 Gus, EEP nr: 201901
  15. (F) 2020-03-06 Tsavo, EEP nr: 202003
Document updated2020-05-12: height and weight

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tusker, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Rhenen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=831. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jan Jakobi, Germany

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