Zuri an African savanna elephant at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)


♀ Zuri
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (567)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-08-10 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)
Birth weight 114.00 kgs, 250.80 lbs

Parents: Jack (Jackson) x ♀ Christi
Locations
Present / last location:Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2009-08-10Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)

Document updated2009-08-11: New elephant RE
2009-09-15: named Zuri
2011-06-11: SSP RE
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Description

Location


Zuri is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo), in United States.

Zuri arrived in Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo) 2009-08-10,

In Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo), Zuri lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Christi born 1986
  2. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Zuri was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2009-08-10 at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Zuri are: ♂ Jack (Jackson) (father) and ♀ Christi (mother).


Siblings through the father Jack (Jackson):

  1. 1998-04-22 -- † 1998-04-22 (M) stillborn
  2. 1999-09-12(F) Victoria
  3. 2000-09-19(M) Callee
  4. 2004-07-06(F) Kianga
  5. 2005-12-19(F) Nidirah (Nadirah)
  6. 2007-03-18 -- † 2010-05-12 (M) Scotty
  7. 2008-06-28(M) Tsavo
  8. 2008-07-09(F) Angelina
  9. 2008-07-25(F) Zuri
  10. 2008-10-28 -- † 2008-10-28 () fetal death
  11. 2009-07-06 -- † 2009-07-07 (F) Lil Girl
  12. 2010-02-24 -- † 2010-02-24 () stillborn
  13. 2011-06-03(M) Lucas
  14. 2011-07-20 -- † 2019-03-26 (F) Kalina
  15. 2012-06-28 -- † 2019-03-19 (F) Nyah
  16. 2017-05-31 -- † 2017-08-30 () unknown
  17. 2019-09-02(M) Fitz

Pedigree


Zuris pedigree:
P I II III

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Jack (Jackson)

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Christi

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Comments / pictures

Weighing 251 pounds and measuring three feet tall at the shoulder, the newborn calf was the first African elephant to ever be born at the Hogle Zoo and the first elephant in over 89 years.

Zuri means adorable or beautiful in Swahili.

Zuri has her own blog at http://www.babyzuriblog.com.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Zuri, an African savanna at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4081. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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