Punda
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands

♀ Punda

Identification

EEP nr9206

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2005-06-03 Bongi EEP id: 20037

2. Born 2011-01-20 Shawu

3. Born 2013-08-11? Pina Nessie EEP id: 201303?

4. Born 2016-05-04 Madiba EEP id: 201603
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2015-03-23Beekse Bergen Safaripark
from Wuppertal Zoo

1995-08-02Wuppertal Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2013-11-03: not pregnant
2016-05-05: transfer

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

Location


Punda is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Beekse Bergen Safaripark, in Netherlands.

Punda arrived in 2015-03-23 to the Beekse Bergen Safaripark, relocated from the Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany.

Punda lives together with 7 other elephants at the Beekse Bergen Safaripark:
  1. Bongi born 2005-06-03
  2. Calimero born 1980
  3. Carla born 1986
  4. Madiba born 2016-05-04
  5. Pina Nessie born 2013-08-11?
  6. Sabi born 1985
  7. Yambo born 2004-03-29

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (F) 2005-06-03 Bongi EEP id: 20037
  2. (M) 2011-01-20 Shawu
  3. (F) 2013-08-11? Pina Nessie EEP id: 201303?
  4. (F) 2016-05-04 Madiba EEP id: 201603

Origin


Punda was born wild 1992 at Kruger National Park.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Punda, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=832. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
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