Kaia an African savanna elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Kaia
Alternative name:Mkhaya
ID nr:   SSP Number: 00 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 2 years old
Management:unknown
Location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park
ArrivalSan Diego Zoo Safari Park 2018-09-27
Born:* 2018-09-27 captive-born
in San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 127.73 kgs, 281.01 lbs
Parents: Mabu x Umngani
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
Kaias pedigree:
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Document updated2018-09-28: new record





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

Koehl, D., (2020). Kaia, an African savanna at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11891. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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