African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States

♀ Swazi


SSP nr532


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1990 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 2003?
Freight:Air cargo, Boeing 747
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2010-04-12 Mac SSP id: 572

2. Born 2012-08-28 Qinisa
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of arrival

2003-08-22San Diego Zoo Safari Park
from Hlane National Park

1994-00-00Hlane National Park
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2022-03-14

Latest document update2020-10-22 01:51:09
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Swazi is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States.

Swazi arrived in 2003-08-22 to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, relocated from the Hlane National Park, in Swaziland.


Swazi lives together with 8 other elephants at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Kaia born 2018-09-27
  2. Kamile born 2007-09-19
  3. Khosi born 2006-09-11
  4. Musi born 2004-02-23
  5. Ndula born 1990
  6. Qinisa born 2012-08-28
  7. Umngani born 1990
  8. Umzula-Zuli born 2018-08-11


  1. (M) 2010-04-12 Mac SSP id: 572
  2. (F) 2012-08-28 Qinisa


Swazi was born wild 1990 at Kruger National Park, captured 2003? . and imported 2003, Air cargo, Boeing 747

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Swazi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=159. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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