Mapenzi an African savanna elephant at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)


♂ Mapenzi


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Identification

SSP nr00

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 1 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2020-04-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)
Birth weight 134.09 kgs, 295.00 lbs

Parents: Mabu x ♀ Litsemba
Locations
Present / last location:Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
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2020-04-06Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)

Document updated2020-09-11
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Mapenzi is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo), in United States.

Mapenzi arrived Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) 2020-04-06,

In Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo), Mapenzi lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Litsemba born 1990
  2. ,
  3. Lungile born 1991
  4. ,
  5. Mabu born 1990
  6. ,
  7. Nandi born 2014-08-20
  8. ,
  9. Tsandzikle born 2010-12-27
  10. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Mapenzi was born captive-born 2020-04-06 at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Mapenzi are: ♂ Mabu (father) and ♀ Litsemba (mother).


Siblings through the father Mabu:

  1. 2006-09-11(F) Khosi
  2. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  3. 2007-09-19(F) Phakamile (Kamile)
  4. 2007-11-28 -- † 2008-02-05 (F) noname (Audrey?)
  5. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  6. 2010-02-14(M) Lutsandvo
  7. 2010-04-12(M) Mac
  8. 2010-05-13(M) Emanti
  9. 2010-12-27(M) Tsandzikle
  10. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  11. 2012-08-28(F) Qinisa
  12. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  13. 2018-08-11(M) Umzula-Zuli
  14. 2018-09-27(F) Kaia

Siblings through the mother Litsemba:

  1. 2007-03-11 - † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  2. 2010-12-27(M) Tsandzikle
  3. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi

Pedigree


Mapenzis pedigree:
P I II III

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2020-04-06: The Reid Park Zoo has announced that Semba, one of the Zoo’s African elephants, gave birth to her calf at 3:33 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020.

After spending 22 months in the womb, the female calf weighed 295 pounds and is healthy according to the Zoo. Staff will continue to closely monitor Semba and her calf.



Mapenzi on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Mapenzi is mentioned on elephant-news.com

2020-09-09Tucson's playful baby elephant now weighs 600 pounds and is glued to sister nandi - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mapenzi, an African savanna elephant at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16840. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Mapenzi mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

2020-09-09Tucson's playful baby elephant now weighs 600 pounds and is glued to sister nandi - Elephant News

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  • Categories2020 births | Born in Kenya | Elephants from Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) | United States | African savanna elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-09-10 00:25:48


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