Thika
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) in United States

♀ Thika
Thika. Toronto Zoo Summer 2009. Photo: © Nick Daniels
Thika. Toronto Zoo Summer 2009. Photo: © Nick Daniels

Identification

SSP nr387

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1980-10-18 captive-born
Birth place: in Toronto Zoo

Parents: Tantor x ♀ Tequila
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States

Date of arrival

2013-10-21Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
from Toronto Zoo

Record history
History of updates2008-12-25: Management
2010-02-18:�Image
2012-09-18: image
2013-10-21: transfered

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

Location


Thika is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States.

Thika arrived in 2013-10-21 to the Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), relocated from the Toronto Zoo, in Canada.

Thika lives together with 6 other elephants at the Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS):
  1. Gypsy (Matsho, Hope) born 1967
  2. Lulu born 1966
  3. Mara born 1982
  4. Nicholas (Nickolaus) born 1993-12-15
  5. Prince (Chang Dee) born 1987-05-24
  6. Toka born 1970


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Thika was born captive-born 1980-10-18 at Toronto Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Thika are: ♂ Tantor (father) and ♀ Tequila (mother).

Siblings through the father Tantor:

  1. 1983-08-25 -- † 2009-03-17 (F) Tumpe
  2. 1984-06-28 -- † 1994-07-05 (F) Toronto
  3. 1984-09-13 -- † 1984-09-15 (F) T.W.

Siblings through the mother Tequila:

  1. 1983-08-25 - † 2009-03-17 (F) Tumpe

Pedigree


Thikas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Tantor

Born: 1969

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Tequila

Born: 1970

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Comments / pictures

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Thika and Wayne Jackson.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Thika, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2102. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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