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

♀ Khosi

Identification

SSP nr549

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 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 - owners
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of arrival

2006-09-11San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Record history
History of updates2010-11-10: 
2011-02-21: SSP RE

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

Location


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

Khosi arrived in 2006-09-11 to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Khosi lives together with 7 other elephants at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park:

  1. Kaia born 2018-09-27
  2. Kamile born 2007-09-19
  3. Ndula born 1990
  4. Qinisa born 2012-08-28
  5. Swazi born 1990
  6. Umngani born 1990
  7. Umzula-Zuli born 2018-08-11

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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) 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:
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Khosi

Sire (f):
Mabu

Born: 1990

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Umngani

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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Khosi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2119. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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