Zuri
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo) in United States

♀ Zuri

Identification

SSP nr567

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
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 - owners
Present / last location:Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo), in United States

Date of arrival

2009-08-10Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)
Record history
History of updates2009-08-11: New elephant RE
2009-09-15: named Zuri
2011-06-11: SSP RE

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

Location


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

Zuri arrived in 2009-08-10 to the Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo), Zuri lives together with 1 other elephants at the Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo):

  1. Christi born 1986

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

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 -- † 2021-04-10? (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
  18. 2021-07-18(F) notnamed

Pedigree


Zuris ancestral Pedigree:
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Zuri

Sire (f):
Jack (Jackson)

Born: 1976

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Dame m:
Christi

Born: 1986

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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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Zuri, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4081. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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