Mapenzi an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Mapenzi at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)

Mapenzi
ID Number:   SSP Number: 00 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 0 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)
ArrivalTucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) 2020-04-06
Born:* 2020-04-06 captive-born
in Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) Kenya
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 134.09 kgs, 295.00 lbs
Parents: Mabu x Litsemba
Siblings through the father Mabu:
  1. 2006-09-11(F) Khosi
  2. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  3. 2007-09-19(F) Phakamile (Kamile)
  4. 2007-11-28 -- † 2008-02-05 (F) noname (Audrey?)
  5. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  6. 2010-02-14(M) Lutsandvo
  7. 2010-04-12(M) Mac
  8. 2010-05-13(M) Emanti
  9. 2010-12-27(M) Tsandzikle
  10. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  11. 2012-08-28(F) Qinisa
  12. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  13. 2018-08-11(M) Umzula-Zuli
  14. 2018-09-27(F) Kaia
Siblings through the mother Litsemba:
  1. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  2. 2010-12-27(M) Tsandzikle
  3. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
Mapenzis pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2020-09-11
2020-04-06: The Reid Park Zoo has announced that Semba, one of the Zoo’s African elephants, gave birth to her calf at 3:33 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020.

After spending 22 months in the womb, the female calf weighed 295 pounds and is healthy according to the Zoo. Staff will continue to closely monitor Semba and her calf.




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Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Mapenzi, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16840. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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