Khosi an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)

Khosi
ID Number:   SSP Number: 549 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
ArrivalSan Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park) 2006-09-11
Born:* 2006-09-11 captive-born
in San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 95.00 kgs, 209.00 lbs
Parents: Mabu x Umngani
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
Khosis pedigree:
P I II III

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

Koehl, D., (2020). Khosi, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2119. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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