Tsavo
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo) in China

♂ Tsavo

Identification

SSP nr216

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 41 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1982-06-22 captive-born
Birth place: in San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Parents: Chico x ♀ Hatari (Baby)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo), in China

Date of arrival

1984-11-01Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo)
from San Diego Zoo

1983-10-27San Diego Zoo
from San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Record history
History of updates2009-02-03: Previous locations, Text

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Tsavo is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo), in China.

Tsavo arrived in 1984-11-01 to the Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo), relocated from the San Diego Zoo, in United States.

Tsavo lives together with 7 other elephants at the Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo):
  1. Adila
  2. Bao Long born 1976-04-25
  3. Ciku
  4. Lawin
  5. Tavi born 1982-01-29
  6. Vita
  7. Yue Long born 1980-11-05

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Origin


Tsavo was born captive-born 1982-06-22 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Parentage


Parents of Tsavo are: ♂ Chico (father) and ♀ Hatari (Baby) (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. 1982-05-24(F) Moja

Pedigree


Tsavos ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Tsavo

Sire (f):
Chico

Born: 1967

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Hatari (Baby)

Born: 1959

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Comments / pictures

In November 1984 Tavi and her six month younger half-brother Tsavo were both transported together to the Canton Zoo in China.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tsavo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo) in China. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2090. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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