African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Umngani at San Diego Zoo Safari Park


♀ Umngani
Alternative name:Umgani, Calembil

Identification

SSP nr531

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1990 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1994? Swaziland
Imported:2003
Freight:Air cargo, Boeing 747
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2006-09-11 Khosi SSP id: 549

2. Born 2009-03-13 Gadze SSP id: 566

3. Born 2011-09-26 Inhlonipho

4. Born 2018-09-27 Kaia SSP id: 00
Locations
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2003-08-22San Diego Zoo Safari Park
from Hlane National Park
Hlane National Park 1994-00-00
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2008-12-18: Pregnant
2009-02-05: Birth
2009-03-14: Text, Birth of son
2018-08-08: pregnant
2018-08-11: captured Swaziland
2018-09-28: not pregnant
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Description

Location


Umngani is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States.

Umngani arrived San Diego Zoo Safari Park 2003-08-22, relocated from Hlane National Park, in Swaziland.

In San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Umngani lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kaia born 2018-09-27
  2. ,
  3. Khosi born 2006-09-11
  4. ,
  5. Ndula born 1990
  6. ,
  7. Phakamile (Kamile) born 2007-09-19
  8. ,
  9. Qinisa born 2012-08-28
  10. ,
  11. Swazi born 1990
  12. ,
  13. Umzula-Zuli born 2018-08-11
  14. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2006-09-11 Khosi SSP id: 549
  2. (M) 2009-03-13 Gadze SSP id: 566
  3. (M) 2011-09-26 Inhlonipho
  4. (F) 2018-09-27 Kaia SSP id: 00

Origin


Umngani was born wild 1990 at Kruger National Park, captured 1994? , captured at Swaziland. and imported 2003, Air cargo, Boeing 747


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In 2003, the San Diego Wild Animal Park & Lowry Park Zoo imported 11 elephants scheduled to be culled from Swaziland. One male and six females stayed in California, while the remaining two bulls and two cows went to Florida. The 220 pound new calf, born to second time mother Umgani, was the sixth calf to have been born to the herd since their arrival, bringing the herd size to twelve.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Umngani, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=160. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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