Litsemba
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tucson Reid Park Zoo in United States

Biography
♀ Litsemba
Alternative name: Semba

Identification

SSP nr529

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1990 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 2003?
Imported:2003
Freight:Air cargo, Boeing 747
Offspring
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 2007-03-11
(dead † 2018-05-08)
Punga SSP id: 550

2. Born 2010-12-27 Tsandzikle SSP id: 573

3. Born 2014-08-20 Nandi SSP id: 00

4. Born 2020-04-06 Mapenzi SSP id: 00

5. Born 2024-03-08 Unnamed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tucson Reid Park Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2012-03-06Tucson Reid Park Zoo
from San Diego Zoo Safari Park

2003-08-22San Diego Zoo Safari Park
from Mkhaya Game Reserve

1994-00-00Mkhaya Game Reserve
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2024-03-09

Latest document update2024-03-09 20:05:07
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Biography


Litsemba is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tucson Reid Park Zoo, in United States.

Litsemba arrived in 2012-03-06 to the Tucson Reid Park Zoo, relocated from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States.


Social

Litsemba lives together with 4 other elephants at the Tucson Reid Park Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Lungile born 1991
  2. Mapenzi born 2020-04-06
  3. Nandi born 2014-08-20
  4. Unnamed born 2024-03-08

Offspring


  1. (M) 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 Punga SSP id: 550
  2. (M) 2010-12-27 Tsandzikle SSP id: 573
  3. (F) 2014-08-20 Nandi SSP id: 00
  4. (M) 2020-04-06 Mapenzi SSP id: 00
  5. (unknown) 2024-03-08 Unnamed


Origin

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



Litsemba on elephant-news.com

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2020-09-09 Tucson's playful baby elephant now weighs 600 pounds and is glued to sister nandi - Elephant News

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Litsemba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tucson Reid Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=163. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1990 births | Born in South Africa | Breeding cows | 2003 captures | 2003 imports | Elephants from Tucson Reid Park Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants


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