Tsandzikle an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)

Tsandzikle
ID Number:   SSP Number: 573 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 10 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)
ArrivalTucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) 2012-03-06
from San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
Born:* 2010-12-27 captive-born
in San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 104.55 kgs, 230.00 lbs
Parents: Mabu x Litsemba
Siblings through the father Mabu:
  1. 2006-09-11(F) Khosi
  2. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  3. 2007-09-19(F) Phakamile (Kamile)
  4. 2007-11-28 -- † 2008-02-05 (F) noname (Audrey?)
  5. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  6. 2010-02-14(M) Lutsandvo
  7. 2010-04-12(M) Mac
  8. 2010-05-13(M) Emanti
  9. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  10. 2012-08-28(F) Qinisa
  11. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  12. 2018-08-11(M) Umzula-Zuli
  13. 2018-09-27(F) Kaia
  14. 2020-04-06(M) Mapenzi
Siblings through the mother Litsemba:
  1. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  2. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  3. 2020-04-06(M) Mapenzi
Tsandzikles pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2010-12-28: New elephant RE
2011-04-30: Name RE
2011-06-11: SSP RE
2012-03-08: relocated
2020-07-08: corrected weight, to birth weight
The new calf born in to Litsemba was the fourth male elephant born at the San Diego Safari Park in 2010. He brought the herd size to 17 elephants, nine of which are calves.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tsandzikle, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6306. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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