Thabo-Umasai an African savanna elephant at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium


 ☨ ♂ Thabo-Umasai  




Identification

EEP nr20041

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Origin
Born:* 2006-02-04 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Dresden Zoo

Parents: Tembo x ♀ Drumbo
Death
Dead date: 2017-07-03
Death reason: euthanised: autoimmune disease
Locations
Present / last location:Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2011-08-11Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
from Dresden Zoo

Document updated2009-01-29: Birth
2011-08-26: transfer
2013-08-10: sick
2018-04-28: death report
Random literature
Description

† Thabo-Umasai is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, in United States, of euthanised in 2017-07-03. Official death reason described as autoimmune disease. (see detailed list).

Origin


Thabo-Umasai was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2006-02-04 at Dresden Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Thabo-Umasai are: ♂ Tembo (father) and ♀ Drumbo (mother).


Siblings through the father Tembo:

  1. 2001-04-25(M) Abu
  2. 2002-12-06 -- † 2017-03-13 (M) Kito
  3. 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 () stillborn
  4. 2004-03-15(M) Jambo
  5. 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 () stillborn
  6. 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 () stillborn
  7. 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 () stillborn

Pedigree


Thabo-Umasais pedigree:
P I II III

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2006-02-04: Thabo was the first elephant born with artificial insemination in Germany.
2010-04-01: Attacked elephant keeper Petra Schmidt.
2011-08-11: Transfered to Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
2013-08-01: Pittsburgh zoo says bull elephant battling disease
2018: reported dead, due to rare autoimmune disease



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Thabo-Umasai, an African savanna elephant at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1582. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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