Moya an African savanna elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park


 ☨ ♀ Moya  
Phakamile and Umoya. San Diego Wild Animal Park 12/2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin
Phakamile and Umoya. San Diego Wild Animal Park 12/2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin

Alternative name:Umoya

Identification

SSP nr533

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Origin
Born:* 1990 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 2003?
Imported:2003
Freight:Air cargo, Boeing 747
Death
Dead date: 2011-11-17
Death reason: killed: injuries caused by herd mate
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2007-09-19 Phakamile (Kamile) SSP id: 557

2. Born 2010-05-13 Emanti SSP id: 569
Locations
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2003-08-22San Diego Zoo Safari Park
from Hlane National Park
Hlane National Park 1994-00-00
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2008-12-29: Image, Birth RE
2009-02-05: Birth RE
2009-12-30: pregnant
2010-08-08: not pregnant
2011-11-18: Death RE
2018-08-11: name
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Description

† Moya is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States, of killed in 2011-11-17. Official death reason described as injuries caused by herd mate. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2007-09-19 Phakamile (Kamile) SSP id: 557
  2. (M) 2010-05-13 Emanti SSP id: 569

Origin


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



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Moya, an African savanna elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=162. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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