Kaia an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)

Kaia
Alternative name:Mkhaya
ID Number:   SSP Number: 00 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 2 years old
Management:unknown
Location:San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
ArrivalSan Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park) 2018-09-27
Born:* 2018-09-27 captive-born
in San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 127.73 kgs, 281.01 lbs
Parents: Mabu x Umngani
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. 2010-12-27(M) Tsandzikle
  10. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  11. 2012-08-28(F) Qinisa
  12. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  13. 2018-08-11(M) Umzula-Zuli
  14. 2020-04-06(M) Mapenzi
Siblings through the mother Umngani:
  1. 2006-09-11(F) Khosi
  2. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  3. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
Kaias pedigree:
P I II III

Kaia

Sire:
Mabu

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Umngani

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2018-09-28: new record





2018-10-24: named
2018-10-28: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-10-13: At age 27 days, the baby elephant born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park finally has a name, the park announced Tuesday. It’s Mkhaya, but staff is calling her Kaia.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Kaia, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11891. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Kaia

Elephant Encyclopedia and database
ELEPHANT
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Established 1995
ELEPHANT
DATABASE
Established 2006
Search for keywords


Locations of visitors to this page
3.226.248.180