Tavi an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Canton Zoological Gardens

Tavi
ID Number:   SSP Number: 212 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:unknown
Location:Canton Zoological Gardens
ArrivalCanton Zoological Gardens 1984-11-01
from San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo 1983-10-27
from San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
Born:* 1982-01-29 captive-born
in San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
Parents: Chico x Shapi
Siblings through the father Chico:
  1. 1981-08-22 -- † 1981-09-02 (M) Thor
  2. 1982-05-07 -- † 1982-06-05 (M) Kumi
  3. 1982-05-24(F) Moja
  4. 1982-06-22(M) Tsavo
Tavis pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-02-03: Dam, Text
In November 1984 Tavi and her six month younger half-brother Tsavo were both transported together to the Canton Zoo in China.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tavi, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Canton Zoological Gardens in China. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2091. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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