Saida an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo



♀ Saida
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8705
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:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

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

Date of Arrival

2006-04-19 from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1987-04-15
from Walter Sensen Zoo-Agentur

Document updated2012-02-10: height and weight
2020-05-09: largest Asian cow in Europe
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Saida is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Leipzig Zoo, in Germany.

Saida arrived in Leipzig Zoo 2006-04-19, relocated from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen), in Germany.

In Leipzig Zoo, Saida lives together with 9 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Astra born 1980-00-00
  2. ,
  3. Don Chung born 1982-11-00
  4. ,
  5. Kewa born 1983-00-00
  6. ,
  7. Voi Nam born 2002-04-05
  8. ,
  9. Thuza born 2008-12-13
  10. ,
  11. Rani born 2009-07-03
  12. ,
  13. Pantha born 2012-06-01
  14. ,
  15. Edgar born 2016-01-01
  16. ,
  17. Kiran born 2020-01-11
  18. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


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

Origin


Saida was born wild 1973-00-00.


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Saida, an Asian at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 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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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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