Targa an Asian elephant at Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)


♀ Targa
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (258)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1983-11-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Parents: Vance (Matt) x ♀ Birka
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1997-02-28 Mali SSP id: 424

2. Born 2001-05-06
(dead † 2001-05-06)
stillborn SSP id: 536

3. Born 2005-07-31
(dead † 2005-08-04)
Kedar SSP id: 635
Locations
Present / last location:Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2011-11-09Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
from African Lion Safari
African Lion Safari 2006-05-09
from Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) 1990-08-11
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Document updated2009-11-25: Previous locations, SSP
2011-11-10: transfered
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Description

Location


Targa is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo), in United States.

Targa arrived in Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) 2011-11-09, relocated from African Lion Safari, in Canada.

In Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo), Targa lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Doc born 1997-05-08
  2. ,
  3. Kirina born 1995-06-20
  4. ,
  5. Mali born 1997-02-28
  6. ,
  7. Romani born 1976
  8. ,
  9. Siri born 1967
  10. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1997-02-28 Mali SSP id: 424
  2. (F) 2001-05-06 -- † 2001-05-06 stillborn SSP id: 536
  3. (M) 2005-07-31 -- † 2005-08-04 Kedar SSP id: 635

Origin


Targa was born captive-born 1983-11-23 at Roman Schmitt Busch Garden.

Parentage


Parents of Targa are: ♂ Vance (Matt) (father) and ♀ Birka (mother).


Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):

  1. 1983-09-09(M) Roman
  2. 1984-02-02(M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  3. 1985-11-24(M) Luke (Sabu)
  4. 1987-01-22(M) Bo (Joe, Kalanan)
  5. 1987-04-02 -- † 2006 (M) Ceasar
  6. 1987-10-10 -- † 2009-05-15 (M) Ned (Indy, India)
  7. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  8. 1988-12-30(F) Angel
  9. 1989-07-21 -- † 1989-07-21 (M) stillborn
  10. 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 (M) stillborn
  11. 1990-04-13(F) Karnaudi
  12. 1991-01-06 -- † 1999-04-21 (F) Belle
  13. 1991-12-19 -- † 2016-12-26 (M) Benny (Dumbo)
  14. 1992-04-04(F) Tanya
  15. 1992-04-17 -- † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  16. 1992-05-25(M) Tommy (Mickey)
  17. 1992-10-17 -- † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  18. 1994-08-19 -- † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)
  19. 1994-10-29(F) Bonnie
  20. 1995-02-03 -- † 1999-07-26 (M) Benjamin
  21. 1995-02-19(F) Shirley
  22. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann

Siblings through the mother Birka:

  1. 1989-08 - † 1989-08 (M) stillborn
  2. 1992-05-25(M) Tommy (Mickey)

Pedigree


Targas pedigree:
P I II III

Targa

Sire:
Vance (Matt)

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Dame:
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Birka

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Targa, an Asian at Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=782. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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