Samson is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo), in United States.
Samson arrived Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 2018-04-10, relocated from Albuquerque Biological Park, in United States.In Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo), Samson lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)
Samson was born captive-born 1998-05-04 at African Lion Safari.
Parents of Samson are: ♂ Calvin (Chanda) (father) and ♀ Kitty (Mookee) (mother).
Sire:Calvin (Chanda)Born: 1986-08-11 Dead:
Dame:Kitty (Mookee)Born: 1965 Dead:
In November 2003, African Lion Safari sold two five year old male elephants, Albert and Samson, to the Rio Grande Zoo.
Daizy, making history in September 2009 as the first calf born at the Rio Grande Zoo, was the result of artificial insemination with sperm from three donors. Albert and Samson from the Rio Grande Zoo in addition to Sneezy from the Tulsa Zoo. Following a DNA test from collected blood samples, Albert was determined to be the father.
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