Tamani at Kansas City Zoo

Tamani
ID Number:   SSP Number: 544 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Kansas City Zoo
ArrivedKansas City Zoo 2015-10-05 from Birmingham Zoo
Birmingham Zoo 2012-04-21
from Lowry Park Zoo
Lowry Park Zoo 2005-10-17
from
Born:2005-10-17 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
Lowry Park Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 93.18 kgs, 205.00 lbs
Parents: Bulwagi x Ellie
Siblings through the father Bulwagi:
  1. 2002-07-27 -- † 2002-07-27 (M) stillborn
  2. 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 (F) stillborn
  3. 2003-04-30(M) Louie
  4. 2003-11-24 -- † 2003-04-07 (M) stillborn
  5. 2005-05-13 -- † 2005-05-13 (M) Noname
  6. 2005-10-18(M) Kedar
Tamanis pedigree:
P I II III

Tamani

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Bulwagi

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Peter
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Mama
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Ellie

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Document updated2008-12-20: Birth, Source RE
2009-01-04: Management, Text, Source RE
2009-10-04:�Text
2010-11-10:�corr weight
2012-06-08:�Transfer RE
2016-01-25: arrival date Birmingham
"Tamani," which means "hope" in Swahili, was chosen via a Name the Baby contest in which over 600 names were submitted by over 10,000 participants. He was the first elephant birth in the zoo's history.

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