Saida an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo

Female ♀ Asian  Saida at Leipzig Zoo

Photo: © Stephanie Wroben, Germany
Saida
ID nr:EEP Number: 8705 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Body height: 2.98 meter, 9.8 feet
Body weight: 4500.00 kg, 9900.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Location:Leipzig Zoo
ArrivalLeipzig Zoo 2006-04-19
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1987-04-15
from Walter Sensen Zoo-Agentur
Born:* 1973-00-00 wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1996-07-01 Indra (Salvana), EEP nr: 9609
Document updated2012-02-10: height and weight
2020-05-09: largest Asian cow in Europe
Saida came to Hagenbecks Tierpark 1987, and moved to Leipzig 2006. Saida is the largest Asian elephant cow in Europe with 2,98 m. och weighs 4,5 tons. She didnt go to well with the other females in Hagenbeck, so she spend a lot of time with the bull Hussein. (She was larger than him)

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Saida, an Asian at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=504. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jan Jakobi, Germany

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