Saida
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Karlsruhe Zoo in Germany

♀ Saida

Identification

EEP nr8705

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Body height: 2.98 meter, 9.8 feet
Body weight: 4500.00 kg, 9900.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1973-00-00 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1996-07-01 Indra (Salvana) EEP id: 9609
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Karlsruhe Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2021-10-13Karlsruhe Zoo
from Leipzig Zoo

2006-04-19Leipzig Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1987-04-15Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Walter Sensen Zoo-Agentur

Record history
History of updates2012-02-10: height and weight
2020-05-09: largest Asian cow in Europe
2021-10-13: relocated to Karlsruhe

Latest document update2021-10-13 01:35:06
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Biography

Location


Saida is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Karlsruhe Zoo, in Germany.

Saida arrived in 2021-10-13 to the Karlsruhe Zoo, relocated from the Leipzig Zoo, in Germany.

Saida lives together with 1 other elephants at the Karlsruhe Zoo:
  1. Jenny born 1983


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (F) 1996-07-01 Indra (Salvana) EEP id: 9609

Origin


Saida was born wild 1973-00-00 at Asia unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

Saida came to Hagenbecks Tierpark 1987, and moved to Leipzig 2006. Saida is the largest Asian elephant cow in Europe with 2,98 m. och weighs 4,5 tons. She didnt go to well with the other females in Hagenbeck, so she spend a lot of time with the bull Hussein. (She was larger than him)

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Saida, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Karlsruhe Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=504. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jan Jakobi, Germany
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