Jasiri (albino)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya

♂ Jasiri (albino)

Identification

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Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011-12-10 wild
Birth place: in Amboseli National Park

Parents: x ♀ Jemima
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of arrival

2015-01-16DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2013-03-27DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Amboseli National Park

Record history
History of updates2013-04-20: new record
2018-12-11: transferred

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Jasiri (albino) is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Jasiri (albino) arrived in 2015-01-16 to the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), relocated from the DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

Jasiri (albino) lives together with 11 other elephants at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest):
  1. 1. ♂ Alamaya
  2. 2. ♀ Enkesha
  3. 3. ♂ Faraja born 2012-01-28
  4. 4. ♀ Lima Lima born 2012
  5. 5. ♀ Murera born 2009-08-00
  6. 6. ♂ Mwashoti born 2012
  7. 7. ♂ Ngasha born 2012
  8. 8. ♀ Quanza born 2009
  9. 9. ♀ Sonje born 2011-04-20
  10. 10. ♀ Ziwa
  11. 11. ♀ Zongoloni born 2012?

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Origin


Jasiri (albino) was born wild 2011-12-10 at Amboseli National Park.

Parentage


Parents of Jasiri (albino) are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Jemima (mother).

Siblings through the mother Jemima:

  1. (F) Jalila
  2. 2007-05-00(F) Julep

Pedigree


Jasiri (albino)s ancestral Pedigree:
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Comments / pictures

2013-03-27: On Wednesday 27th March 2013, Cynthia Moss of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE), made an urgent call at midday to the DSWT's Nairobi Nursery. Cynthia's team in Amboseli had only that morning discovered an abandoned elephant calf of around one year old not far from their research station. On closer inspection the team suddenly realised who the calf was, immediately noticing the unique albino colouring, the approximate age and that he was a young male. The calf was Jasiri' a beautiful little boy born in December 2011 to Jemima', the Matriarch of the JB family, who have been studied by ATE for years. Jasiri was the first albino calf documented in Amboseli in the 40 years the ATE have been following the elephants there.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Jasiri (albino), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7563. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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