Taka an African savanna elephant at Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park)

Taka
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Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Management:unknown
Location:Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park)
ArrivalHiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park) 2005-03-10
from Himeji Central Park Zoo
Born:* 1991-05-29 captive-born
in Himeji Central Park Zoo
Parents: Hiro(unconfirmed) OR Dan (unconfirmed)
x Wata
Takas pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2011-04-17: film
2013-05-09: text, alt father
Contradictory records:
I had previously 1991-05-29 as birth date, and lately from a second source 1991-05-25 as birthdate.


At least one source name Hiro as the father, although Takas mother was also kept with the Bull Dan.


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Taka, an African savanna at Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park) in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4977. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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