African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Faraja at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)

♂ Faraja

Identification

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Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2012-01-28 wild
Birth place: in Amboseli National Park

Parents: x ♀ Fenella
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of arrival

2015-01-16DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2012-08-21DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Amboseli National Park

Record history
History of updates2013-04-20: new record
2018-12-11: transferred Umani springs

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


Faraja is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Faraja arrived DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) 2015-01-16, relocated from DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

In DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), Faraja lives together with 12 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♂ Alamaya
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  3. 2. ♀ Enkesha
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  5. 3. ♂ Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
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  7. 4. ♀ Lima Lima born 2012
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  9. 5. ♀ Murera born 2009-08-00
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  11. 6. ♂ Mwashoti born 2012
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  13. 7. ♂ Ngasha born 2012
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  15. 8. ♀ Quanza born 2009
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  17. 9. ♀ Shukuru born 2009-09-00
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  19. 10. ♀ Sonje born 2011-04-20
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  21. 11. ♀ Ziwa
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  23. 12. ♀ Zongoloni born 2012?
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    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Faraja was born wild 2012-01-28 at Amboseli National Park.

Parentage


Parents of Faraja are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Fenella (mother).


Pedigree


Farajas ancestral Pedigree:
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2012-08-21: The Nairobi Nursery received a report of an orphaned elephant calf at 2.30pm on the afternoon of Wednesday 21st August from Cynthia Moss in Amboseli. Cynthia Moss has been studying and researching the elephant populations of Amboseli for many years now but recently had been carefully watching a herd, named FA by the research team, with a young seven month old bull called Faraja who was born on the 28th January 2012, and whose mother recently vanished.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Faraja, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13400. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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