Farha an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo


♀ Farha

Identification

EEP nr200507

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2005-05-03 captive-born
Birth place: in Zurich Zoo

Parents: Maxi x ♀ Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2017-02-25 Ruwani EEP id: 201705

2. Born 2020-04-05 unnnamed EEP id: 202008
Locations
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2005-05-03Zurich Zoo

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Description

Location


Farha is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland.

Farha arrived Zurich Zoo 2005-05-03,

In Zurich Zoo, Farha lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) born 1975-07-01
  2. ,
  3. Chandra born 2002-05-14
  4. ,
  5. Indi born 1986-02-28
  6. ,
  7. Omysha born 2014-06-17
  8. ,
  9. Ruwani born 2017-02-25
  10. ,
  11. Thai born 2004-11-26
  12. ,
  13. Umesh born 2020-02-05
  14. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2017-02-25 Ruwani EEP id: 201705
  2. (F) 2020-04-05 unnnamed EEP id: 202008

Origin


Farha was born captive-born 2005-05-03 at Zurich Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Farha are: ♂ Maxi (father) and ♀ Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) (mother).


Siblings through the father Maxi:

  1. 1984-07-27 -- † 1995-04-02 (F) Komali
  2. 1985-05-24 -- † 1988-07-21 (F) Lohimi
  3. 1986-05-22 -- † 1986-05-22 (F) stillborn
  4. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  5. 1992-06-13(M) Mac
  6. 1993-12-00 -- † 1993-12-00 () stillborn
  7. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  8. 1997-09-08 -- † 1999-11-20 (M) Xian
  9. 2000-06-10 -- † 2003-10-15 (M) Aishu
  10. 2002-05-14(F) Chandra
  11. 2005-07-24(M) Fahim
  12. 2014-06-17(F) Omysha

Siblings through the mother Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali):

  1. 1984-07-27 - † 1995-04-02 (F) Komali
  2. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  3. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  4. 1997-09-08 - † 1999-11-20 (M) Xian
  5. 2000-06-10 - † 2003-10-15 (M) Aishu

Pedigree


Farhas pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

During March 2007 Farha started to show signs oh herpes virus infection, but is well again since Mai 2007.



Farha on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Farha is mentioned on elephant-news.com

Elephant baby farha born in zuerich zoo - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Farha, an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=690. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Farha mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

Elephant baby farha born in zuerich zoo - Elephant News

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