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


♀ Khosi

Identification

SSP nr549

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-09-11 captive-born
Birth place: in San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Birth weight 95.00 kgs, 209.00 lbs

Parents: Mabu x ♀ Umngani
Locations
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of Arrival
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2006-09-11San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Document updated2010-11-10: 
2011-02-21: SSP RE
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Location


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

Khosi arrived San Diego Zoo Safari Park 2006-09-11,

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

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

Origin


Khosi was born captive-born 2006-09-11 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Parentage


Parents of Khosi are: ♂ Mabu (father) and ♀ Umngani (mother).


Siblings through the father Mabu:

  1. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  2. 2007-09-19(F) Phakamile (Kamile)
  3. 2007-11-28 -- † 2008-02-05 (F) noname (Audrey?)
  4. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  5. 2010-02-14(M) Lutsandvo
  6. 2010-04-12(M) Mac
  7. 2010-05-13(M) Emanti
  8. 2010-12-27(M) Tsandzikle
  9. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  10. 2012-08-28(F) Qinisa
  11. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  12. 2018-08-11(M) Umzula-Zuli
  13. 2018-09-27(F) Kaia
  14. 2020-04-06(M) Mapenzi

Siblings through the mother Umngani:

  1. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  2. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  3. 2018-09-27(F) Kaia

Pedigree


Khosis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Mabu

Born: 1990

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Comments / pictures

Weight at birth: 209 pounds (95 kilograms)
Height at birth: about 3 feet tall (1 meter)
Weight on January 19, 2007: 437 pounds (198 kilograms)

2007-09-11: Zoo officials said Khosi weighs in at almost 850 pounds



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Khosi, 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=2119. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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