Faraja an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)


♂ Faraja
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Id number
278 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2012-01-28 wild
Birth place: in Amboseli National Park

Parents: x ♀ Fenella
Locations
Present / last location:David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of Arrival
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2015-01-16David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2012-08-21
from Amboseli National Park

Document updated2013-04-20: new record
2018-12-11: transferred Umani springs
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Description

Location


Faraja is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

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

In David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), Faraja lives together with 13 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Alamaya
  2. ,
  3. Enkesha
  4. ,
  5. Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  6. ,
  7. Lima Lima born 2012
  8. ,
  9. Luggard
  10. ,
  11. Murera born 2009-08-00
  12. ,
  13. Mwashoti born 2012
  14. ,
  15. Ngasha born 2012
  16. ,
  17. Quanza born 2009
  18. ,
  19. Shukuru born 2009-09-00
  20. ,
  21. Sonje born 2011-04-20
  22. ,
  23. Ziwa
  24. ,
  25. Zongoloni born 2012?
  26. , (see detailed list).

Origin


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

Parentage


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


Pedigree


Farajas pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

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, (2020). Faraja, an African savanna at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13400. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2012 births | Elephants from David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) | Kenya | African savanna elephants



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


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