Kaia an African savanna elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park


♀ Kaia
Alternative name:Mkhaya
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 3 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (00)
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 2018-09-27 captive-born
Birth place: in San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Birth weight 127.73 kgs, 281.01 lbs

Parents: Mabu x ♀ Umngani
Locations
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of Arrival
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2018-09-27San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Document updated2018-09-28: new record





2018-10-24: named
2018-10-28: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

Location


Kaia is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States.

Kaia arrived in San Diego Zoo Safari Park 2018-09-27,

In San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Kaia lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Inhlonipho born 2011-09-26
  2. ,
  3. Khosi born 2006-09-11
  4. ,
  5. Ndula born 1990
  6. ,
  7. Phakamile (Kamile) born 2007-09-19
  8. ,
  9. Qinisa born 2012-08-28
  10. ,
  11. Swazi born 1990
  12. ,
  13. Umngani born 1990
  14. ,
  15. Umzula-Zuli born 2018-08-11
  16. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Kaia was born captive-born 2018-09-27 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Parentage


Parents of Kaia are: ♂ Mabu (father) and ♀ Umngani (mother).


Siblings through the father Mabu:

  1. 2006-09-11(F) Khosi
  2. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  3. 2007-09-19(F) Phakamile (Kamile)
  4. 2007-11-28 -- † 2008-02-05 (F) noname (Audrey?)
  5. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  6. 2010-02-14(M) Lutsandvo
  7. 2010-04-12(M) Mac
  8. 2010-05-13(M) Emanti
  9. 2010-12-27(M) Tsandzikle
  10. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  11. 2012-08-28(F) Qinisa
  12. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  13. 2018-08-11(M) Umzula-Zuli
  14. 2020-04-06(M) Mapenzi

Siblings through the mother Umngani:

  1. 2006-09-11(F) Khosi
  2. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  3. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho

Pedigree


Kaias pedigree:
P I II III

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2018-10-13: At age 27 days, the baby elephant born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park finally has a name, the park announced Tuesday. It’s Mkhaya, but staff is calling her Kaia.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Kaia, an African savanna at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11891. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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