Califa
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Hannover Zoo in Germany

♀ Califa


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Identification

EEP nr200301

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2003-02-02 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo

Parents: Calvin (Chanda) x ♀ Manari
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2010-07-25 Felix EEP id: 201009

2. Born 2014-03-17 Yumi EEP id: 201404

3. Born 2016-12-23 Jenny EEP id: 201613
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hannover Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2003-02-02Hannover Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-03-24: pregnant
2010-05-08: expecting date
2010-07-27: not pregnant
2014-03-22: mother

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Califa is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Hannover Zoo, in Germany.

Califa arrived in 2003-02-02 to the Hannover Zoo, Califa lives together with 5 other elephants at the Hannover Zoo:

  1. Indra born 1973-01-23
  2. Jenny born 2016-12-23
  3. Manari born 1990
  4. Meena born 2017-01-19
  5. Yumi born 2014-03-17


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

Offspring


  1. (M) 2010-07-25 Felix EEP id: 201009
  2. (F) 2014-03-17 Yumi EEP id: 201404
  3. (F) 2016-12-23 Jenny EEP id: 201613

Origin


Califa was born captive-born 2003-02-02 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Califa are: ♂ Calvin (Chanda) (father) and ♀ Manari (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. 2003-03-20(F) Farina
  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 Manari:

  1. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  2. 2013-12-31(M) Taru
  3. 2017-01-19(F) Meena

Pedigree


Califas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Califa

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:
Manari

Born: 1990

Sire mf:


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Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Califa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Hannover Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=227. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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