27 March 2019
Now intensively researching how to get the database queries to work with php7. //Dan


Thabo-Umasai at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

27 March 2019
Now intensively researching how to get the database queries to work with php7. //Dan

Male ♂ African Bush elephant Thabo-Umasai at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

† Thabo-Umasai
ID Number:EEP Number: 20041 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
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Dead date: 2017-07-03
Death reason: euthanised: autoimmune disease
Location:Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
ArrivedPittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 2011-08-11
(Todo: problem fetching history (php7,2 upgrade))
Born:2006-02-04 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
Dresden Zoo
Parents: Tembo x Drumbo
Siblings through the father Tembo:
  1. 2001-04-25(M) Abu
  2. 2002-12-06 -- † 2017-03-13 (M) Kito
  3. 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 () stillborn
  4. 2004-03-15(M) Jambo
  5. 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 () stillborn
  6. 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 () stillborn
  7. 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 () stillborn
Document updated2009-01-29: Birth
2011-08-26: transfer
2013-08-10: sick
2018-04-28: death report
2006-02-04: Thabo was the first elephant born with artificial insemination in Germany.
2010-04-01: Attacked elephant keeper Petra Schmidt.
2011-08-11: Transfered to Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
2013-08-01: Pittsburgh zoo says bull elephant battling disease
2018: reported dead, due to rare autoimmune disease

Sources, among others

  • Petra Prager, Berlin, Germany.
  • https://zooelefanten.de/profile/amerika/usa/pennsylvania-pittsburgh-pittsburgh-zoo-aquarium/thabo-umasai/
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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