Asali an African savanna elephant at Memphis Zoo


♀ Asali
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (237)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1985-08-29 captive-born
Birth place: in Gladys Porter Zoo

Parents: Macho (Tantar) x ♀ Juju
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2009-07-06
(dead † 2009-07-07)
Lil Girl SSP id: 568
Locations
Present / last location:Memphis Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1998-01-11Memphis Zoo
from Gladys Porter Zoo

Document updated2009-03-01: Management, Text
2009-07-27: Text
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Asali is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Memphis Zoo, in United States.

Asali arrived in Memphis Zoo 1998-01-11, relocated from Gladys Porter Zoo, in United States.

In Memphis Zoo, Asali lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bambi born 1975
  2. ,
  3. Daisy born 1975
  4. ,
  5. Gina born 1983
  6. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2009-07-06 -- † 2009-07-07 Lil Girl SSP id: 568

Origin


Asali was born captive-born 1985-08-29 at Gladys Porter Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Asali are: ♂ Macho (Tantar) (father) and ♀ Juju (mother).


Siblings through the father Macho (Tantar):

  1. 1979-05-20 -- † 1994-12-16 (M) Fanti (Morgan)
  2. 1981-10-17 -- † 1981-10-17 () stillborn
  3. 1983-08-31 -- † 1983-08-31 (M) miscarriage

Siblings through the mother Juju:

  1. 1981-10-17 - † 1981-10-17 () stillborn
  2. 1983-08-31 - † 1983-08-31 (M) miscarriage

Pedigree


Asalis pedigree:
P I II III

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Macho (Tantar)

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Juju

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Asali was artificially inseminated in October 2007 with semen from Jackson of the Pittsburgh Zoo and Ali of the Jacksonville Zoo. She successfully gave birth to a female calf in July 2009. Two days later the calf stumbled and was killed.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Asali, an African savanna at Memphis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3747. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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