Farina
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio) in Belgium

♀ Farina
William Hody, Belgium
William and Patricia Hody, Belgium

Identification

EEP nr200302

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2003-03-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo

Parents: Calvin (Chanda) x ♀ Khaing Hnin Hnin
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2010-05-11 Nuka EEP id: 201006

2. Born 2012-12-24 Amithi EEP id: 201214

3. Born 2015-05-20 Nang Faa EEP id: 201500

4. Born 2019-06-08 Luna EEP id: 201904
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), in Belgium

Date of arrival

2014-10-09Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)
from Hannover Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-03-24: pregnant
2010-05-19: not pregnant
2012-01-08: pregnant again
2013-04-11: not pregnant
2016-01-03: transfer
2018-03-02: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2018-03-31: pregnant
2020-12-09: not pregnant, picture

Latest document update2020-12-09 10:53:34
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Location


Farina is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), in Belgium.

Farina arrived in 2014-10-09 to the Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), relocated from the Hannover Zoo, in Germany.

Farina lives together with 22 other elephants at the Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio):
  1. 5. ♀ Amithi born 2012-12-24
  2. 6. ♀ Aye Chan May (Aye Shan May) born 1995-08-13
  3. 7. ♂ Chamundi (Magnum) born 1992-05-25
  4. 8. ♀ Gitana
  5. 9. ♀ Jana born 1976-00-00
  6. 10. ♀ Khaing Hnin Hnin born 1982-09-13
  7. 11. ♀ Luna born 2019-06-08
  8. 12. ♀ Mala born 1964-00-00
  9. 13. ♀ Malee born 2019-02-26
  10. 14. ♀ Maly (Malay) born 2013-03-13
  11. 15. ♀ Nang Faa born 2015-05-20
  12. 16. ♂ Po Chin born 2000-07-18
  13. 17. ♀ Praya (Preya) born 1976-00-00
  14. 18. ♂ Ravi born 2017-05-05
  15. 19. ♀ Saphira born 2010-05-07
  16. 20. ♀ Sayang born 1995
  17. 21. ♂ Sayun born 2020-12-18
  18. 22. ♀ Sitara born 2013-10-27
  19. 23. ♀ Soraya born 2010-12-09
  20. 24. ♀ Suzy (Susy) born 1988
  21. 25. ♂ Ta Wan born 2017-09-19
  22. 26. ♂ Thambi born 2016-12-22


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2010-05-11 Nuka EEP id: 201006
  2. (F) 2012-12-24 Amithi EEP id: 201214
  3. (F) 2015-05-20 Nang Faa EEP id: 201500
  4. (F) 2019-06-08 Luna EEP id: 201904

Origin


Farina was born captive-born 2003-03-20 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Farina are: ♂ Calvin (Chanda) (father) and ♀ Khaing Hnin Hnin (mother).

Siblings through the father Calvin (Chanda):

  1. 1998-05-04(M) Samson
  2. 1998-07-30 -- † 1999-03-22 (F) Annie
  3. 1998-08-21 -- † 2002-08-08 (M) Amos
  4. 1998-11-29(M) Albert
  5. 1999-10-21(M) George
  6. 2001-04-29(M) Johnson
  7. 2001-11-25(M) Kandula
  8. 2003-02-02(F) Califa
  9. 2005-10-28(M) Tarak
  10. 2008-05-06(M) Shanti
  11. 2011-03-11 -- † 2011-05-06 (M) Sethi
  12. 2011-04-12(F) Rashmi
  13. 2014-02-04 -- † 2016-01-23 (F) Sumitra (OST Nr.3)
  14. 2017-07-08(M) Chandru

Siblings through the mother Khaing Hnin Hnin:

  1. 2005-10-28(M) Tarak
  2. 2008-05-06(M) Shanti
  3. 2010-12-09(F) Soraya
  4. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  5. 2017-09-19(M) Ta Wan

Pedigree


Farinas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Farina

Sire (f):
Calvin (Chanda)

Born: 1986-08-11

Sire ff:
Bandara

Born: 1975-05-25
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Kamala

Born: 1975-09-00
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Khaing Hnin Hnin

Born: 1982-09-13

Sire mf:


Born:
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Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Farina, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio) in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=226. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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