African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Mara at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)

♀ Mara

Identification

SSP nr222

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1982?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States

Date of arrival

2002-11-00Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
from Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

1990-01-23Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
from Happy Hollow Zoo (San Jose Zoological Gardens)

Record history
History of updates2012-06-10:�Previous locations, Text RE
2013-05-08: transfer date

Latest document update2020-10-20 03:41:43
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Description

Location


Mara is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States.

Mara arrived Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) 2002-11-00, relocated from Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), in United States.

In Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), Mara lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Gypsy (Matsho, Hope) born 1967
  2. ,   
  3. Lulu born 1966
  4. ,   
  5. Nicholas (Nickolaus) born 1993-12-15
  6. ,   
  7. Prince (Chang Dee) born 1987-05-24
  8. ,   
  9. Thika born 1980-10-18
  10. ,   
  11. Toka born 1970
  12. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Mara was born wild 1982. and imported 1982?


Comments / pictures

Contradictory records:
2006 Studbook:
222 F ~ 1980 AFRICAN ~ 1982 Capture Mara
SAN JOSE ~ 1982
MEXICO ~ 1983
NAUTILUS ~ 1984
GALT ~ 1988

2011 Studbook:
222 F 1/1/1980 AFRICAN ~ 1982 Mara
SAN JOSE 1/1/1982
PAWS 1/1/1988

"Mara, the African elephant rescued from travelling shows, arrives at the PAWS Galt sanctuary." //http://www.pawsweb.org/paws_25_years_of_highlights.pdf



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mara, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1750. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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