Moja an African savanna elephant at Wildlife Safari

Moja
Alternative name:Margo
ID nr:   SSP Number: 215 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
People killed:1: elephant keeper Michael Gatti, 46, Pittsburgh Zoo, 2002
Location:Wildlife Safari
ArrivalWildlife Safari 2015-02-00
from Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 1994-10-12
from Allen Campbell
Allen Campbell 1993-00-00
from Gary Miller
Gary Miller 1988-10-18
from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 1983-10-27
from Gary Miller
Born:* 1982-05-24 captive-born
in San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Parents: Chico x Wankie (Wanki)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1999-09-12 Victoria, SSP nr: 505
  2. (F) 2008-07-25 Zuri, SSP nr: 564
Siblings through the father Chico:
  1. 1981-08-22 -- † 1981-09-02 (M) Thor
  2. 1982-01-29(F) Tavi
  3. 1982-05-07 -- † 1982-06-05 (M) Kumi
  4. 1982-06-22(M) Tsavo
Mojas pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2010-09-23: new record
2018-04-07: transferred to Wildlife Safari, Oregon
2002-11-18 Moya pinned elephant keeper Michael Gatti, 46, to the ground and killed him.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Moja, an African savanna at Wildlife Safari in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1524. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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