Rafiki an African savanna elephant at North Carolina Zoo


♀ Rafiki
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (210)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1981 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1983
Imported:1984?
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2002-07-27
(dead † 2002-07-27)
stillborn SSP id: 521
Locations
Present / last location:North Carolina Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2003-10-14North Carolina Zoo
from Toledo Zoo
Toledo Zoo 1986-10-06
from Dallas Zoo
Dallas Zoo 1984-12-17
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2021-01-20
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Rafiki is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in North Carolina Zoo, in United States.

Rafiki arrived in North Carolina Zoo 2003-10-14, relocated from Toledo Zoo, in United States.

In North Carolina Zoo, Rafiki lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Artie (Aardvark) born 1983
  2. ,
  3. Batir (Skeeter) born 2002-01-21
  4. ,
  5. CSar (Flapjack) born 1974
  6. ,
  7. Samantha (Nekhanda) born 1988
  8. ,
  9. Tonga born 1978
  10. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2002-07-27 -- † 2002-07-27 stillborn SSP id: 521

Origin


Rafiki was born wild 1981, captured 1983 . and imported 1984?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Rafiki, an African savanna at North Carolina Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4379. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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