Thika an African savanna elephant at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)



♀ Thika
Thika. Toronto Zoo Summer 2009. Photo: © Nick Daniels
Thika. Toronto Zoo Summer 2009. Photo: © Nick Daniels

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (387)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1980-10-18 captive-born
Birth place: in Toronto Zoo

Parents: Tantor x ♀ Tequila
Locations
Present / last location:Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States

Date of Arrival

2013-10-21Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
from Toronto Zoo

Document updated2008-12-25: Management
2010-02-18:�Image
2012-09-18: image
2013-10-21: transfered
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Description

Location


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

Thika arrived in Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) 2013-10-21, relocated from Toronto Zoo, in Canada.

In Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), Thika lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Lulu born 1966
  2. ,
  3. Gypsy (Matsho, Hope) born 1967
  4. ,
  5. Toka born 1970
  6. ,
  7. Maggie born 1980
  8. ,
  9. Mara born 1982
  10. ,
  11. Prince (Chang Dee) born 1987-05-24
  12. ,
  13. Nicholas (Nickolaus) born 1993-12-15
  14. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Thika was born captive-born 1980-10-18 in Toronto Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Thika are: ♂ Tantor (father) and ♀ Tequila (mother).


Siblings through the father Tantor:

  1. 1983-08-25 -- † 2009-03-17 (F) Tumpe
  2. 1984-06-28 -- † 1994-07-05 (F) Toronto
  3. 1984-09-13 -- † 1984-09-15 (F) T.W.

Siblings through the mother Tequila:

  1. 1983-08-25 - † 2009-03-17 (F) Tumpe

Pedigree


Thikas pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures



Thika and Wayne Jackson.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Thika, an African savanna at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2102. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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