Tsavo at Disneys Animal Kingdom

Male African Bush elephant Tsavo at Disneys Animal Kingdom

Tsavo. Disneys Animal Kingdom 2008. Photo: � Francis Lavigne
Tsavo
ID Number:   SSP Number: 562 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 9 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Disneys Animal Kingdom
ArrivedDisneys Animal Kingdom 2015-11-13
from National Elephant Center U.S.A.
National Elephant Center U.S.A. 2013-05-15
from Disneys Animal Kingdom
Disneys Animal Kingdom 2008-06-28
from
Born:2008-06-28 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
Disneys Animal Kingdom
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 148.00 kgs, 325.60 lbs
Parents: Jack (Jackson) x Moyo
Siblings through the father Jack (Jackson):
  1. 1998-04-22 -- † 1998-04-22 (M) stillborn
  2. 1999-09-12(F) Victoria
  3. 2000-09-19(M) Callee
  4. 2004-07-06(F) Kianga
  5. 2005-12-19(F) Nidirah (Nadirah)
  6. 2007-03-18 -- † 2010-05-12 (M) Scotty
  7. 2008-07-09(F) Angelina
  8. 2008-07-25(F) Zuri
  9. 2008-10-28 -- † 2008-10-28 () fetal death
  10. 2009-07-06 -- † 2009-07-07 (F) Lil Girl
  11. 2009-08-10(F) Zuri
  12. 2010-02-24 -- † 2010-02-24 () stillborn
  13. 2011-06-03(M) Lucas
  14. 2011-07-20(F) Kalina
  15. 2012-06-28(F) Nyah
Siblings through the mother Moyo:
  1. 2003-05-22 -- † 2014-01-00 (M) Tufani
Tsavos pedigree:
P I II III

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Jack (Jackson)

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Document updated2008-12-28: Father, Birth, Source, Image RE
2009-03-20:�Management, Text RE
2011-06-11:�SSP RE
2013-05-20:�transfer
2016-01-02: transfer
Moyo and Thandi were imported together from Zimbabwe to Ferndale. They were sold to the Point Defiance Zoo in January 1983. After 14 years together, they were transferred in June 1997 to Disneys Animal Kingdom as potential breeding candidates.
Ibala and Rafiki were imported together from Zimbabwe to Grand Prarie. Several months later they were sold to the Phoenix Zoo in June 1982. After 15 years together, they were transferred in October 1997 to Disneys Animal Kingdom as potential breeding candidates, several months following the additions of Moyo and Thandi. Ibala died in May 2005 after an unsuccessful birth to her first calf.
Of the four additions in a several month period, only one of these animals has birthed successfully at the Animal Kingdom. Moyo has given birth to the first and fourth calves, both males. Tufani was born in May 2003 and Tsavo in June 2008, both sired by Jackson during his breeding loan from the Pittsburgh Zoo.

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