Taka
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park) in Japan

Biography
♂ Taka

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 33 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1991-05-29 captive-born
Birth place: in Himeji Central Park Zoo

Parents: x ♀ Wata
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park), in Japan

Date of arrival

2005-03-10Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park)
from Himeji Central Park Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-05-02

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Biography


Taka is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park), in Japan.

Taka arrived in 2005-03-10 to the Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park), relocated from the Himeji Central Park Zoo, in Japan.


Social

Taka lives together with 1 other elephants at the Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. May born 1999


Origin

Taka was born captive-born 1991-05-29 at Himeji Central Park Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Taka are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Wata (mother).

Pedigree


Takas ancestral Pedigree:
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Wata

Born: 1982

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Comments / pictures


Contradictory records:

I had previously 1991-05-29 as birth date, and lately from a second source 1991-05-25 as birthdate.


At least one source name Hiro as the father, although Takas mother was also kept with the Bull Dan.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Taka, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park) in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4977. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1991 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park) | Japan | African savanna elephants


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