Zahara is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Indianapolis Zoo, in United States.
Zahara arrived in 2006-08-31 to the Indianapolis Zoo, Zahara lives together with 5 other elephants at the Indianapolis Zoo:
Zahara was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2006-08-31 at Indianapolis Zoo.
Sire (f):AliBorn: 1991
Dame m:IvoryBorn: 1982
The Indianapolis Zoo announced their 16-year-old African elephant, Zahara, is pregnant. She is currently 15-months along in her 22-month Pregnancy
and is set to give birth in October. The calf will be a third generation in the Herd
at the zoo. Zahara is the youngest elephant in the Zoo’s Herd
of five elephants. Zahara’s mother, Ivory
According to the zoo, the calf will be the first elephant in the world to be born through Artificial insemination
to a mother who was also born through the same procedure. The baby's dad is either Cali, who lives at the Omaha Zoo, or Titan, who lives at the Sedgwick County (Kansas) Zoo. DNA testing will be done to determine who the father is.
The first and second elephants in the world to be born through Artificial insemination
were at the Indianapolis Zoo in 2000.
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