Moja an African savanna elephant at Wildlife Safari


♀ Moja
Alternative name:Margo
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (215)
Management:Free contact

People killed:1: elephant keeper Michael Gatti, 46, Pittsburgh Zoo, 2002
Origin
Born:* 1982-05-24 captive-born
Birth place: in San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Parents: Chico x ♀ Wankie (Wanki)
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1999-09-12 Victoria SSP id: 505

2. Born 2008-07-25 Zuri SSP id: 564
Locations
Present / last location:Wildlife Safari, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2015-02-00Wildlife Safari
from Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 1994-10-12
from Allen Campbell
Allen Campbell 1993-00-00
from Gary Miller
Gary Miller 1988-10-18
from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 1983-10-27
from Gary Miller

Document updated2010-09-23: new record
2018-04-07: transferred to Wildlife Safari, Oregon
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Description

Location


Moja is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Wildlife Safari, in United States.

Moja arrived in Wildlife Safari 2015-02-00, relocated from Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, in United States.

In Wildlife Safari, Moja lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Tava born 1978
  2. ,
  3. Valerie born 1982
  4. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1999-09-12 Victoria SSP id: 505
  2. (F) 2008-07-25 Zuri SSP id: 564

Origin


Moja was born captive-born 1982-05-24 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Parentage


Parents of Moja are: ♂ Chico (father) and ♀ Wankie (Wanki) (mother).


Siblings through the father Chico:

  1. 1981-08-22 -- † 1981-09-02 (M) Thor
  2. 1982-01-29(F) Tavi
  3. 1982-05-07 -- † 1982-06-05 (M) Kumi
  4. 1982-06-22(M) Tsavo

Pedigree


Mojas pedigree:
P I II III

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Chico

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Wankie (Wanki)

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Comments / pictures

2002-11-18 Moya pinned elephant keeper Michael Gatti, 46, to the ground and killed him.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Moja, an African savanna at Wildlife Safari in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1524. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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