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

♀ Punda


EEP nr9206


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
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 updates2023-05-06

Latest document update2023-04-20 16:33:13
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Punda is a living pregnant 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 8 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. Mosi born 2023-11-04
  6. Pina Nessie born 2013-08-11?
  7. Sabi born 1985
  8. Yambo born 2004-03-29

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  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


Punda was born wild 1992 at Kruger National Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Punda, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Beekse Bergen Safaripark in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=832. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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