Saphira an Asian elephant at Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)


♀ Saphira



Alternative name:Zafira

Identification

EEP nr201005

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus mixed subspecies
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2010-05-07 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo
Birth weight 106.00 kgs, 233.20 lbs

Parents: Nikolai x ♀ Sayang
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2016-12-22 Thambi EEP id: 201612
Locations
Present / last location:Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), in Belgium

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-09-25Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)
from Hannover Zoo

Document updated2010-05-09: birth weight
2010-07-06: name
2010-09-20: picture
2016-01-04: eep nr
2016-12-23: mother again
2018-09-26: transferred to Paradisio
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Description

Location


Saphira is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), in Belgium.

Saphira arrived Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio) 2018-09-25, relocated from Hannover Zoo, in Germany.

In Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), Saphira lives together with 22 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Amithi born 2012-12-24
  2. ,
  3. Aye Chan May (Aye Shan May) born 1995-08-13
  4. ,
  5. Chamundi (Magnum) born 1992-05-25
  6. ,
  7. Farina born 2003-03-20
  8. ,
  9. Gitana
  10. ,
  11. Jana born 1976-00-00
  12. ,
  13. Khaing Hnin Hnin born 1982-09-13
  14. ,
  15. Luna born 2019-06-08
  16. ,
  17. Mala born 1964-00-00
  18. ,
  19. Malee born 2019-02-26
  20. ,
  21. Maly (Malay) born 2013-03-13
  22. ,
  23. Nang Faa born 2015-05-20
  24. ,
  25. Po Chin born 2000-07-18
  26. ,
  27. Praya (Preya) born 1976-00-00
  28. ,
  29. Ravi born 2017-05-05
  30. ,
  31. Sayang born 1995
  32. ,
  33. Sayun born 2020-12-18
  34. ,
  35. Sitara born 2013-10-27
  36. ,
  37. Soraya born 2010-12-09
  38. ,
  39. Suzy (Susy) born 1988
  40. ,
  41. Ta Wan born 2017-09-19
  42. ,
  43. Thambi born 2016-12-22
  44. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2016-12-22 Thambi EEP id: 201612

Origin


Saphira was born captive-born 2010-05-07 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Saphira are: ♂ Nikolai (father) and ♀ Sayang (mother).


Siblings through the father Nikolai:

  1. 2009-01-10 -- † 2009-01-11 (M) noname
  2. 2010-05-11(M) Nuka
  3. 2010-07-25(M) Felix
  4. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  5. 2010-12-09(F) Soraya
  6. 2011-06-18 -- † 2015-12-08 (F) Mumba
  7. 2012-12-24(F) Amithi
  8. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  9. 2013-10-27(F) Sitara
  10. 2013-12-31(M) Taru
  11. 2014-03-17(F) Yumi
  12. 2015-05-20(F) Nang Faa
  13. 2016-12-22(M) Thambi
  14. 2016-12-23(F) Jenny
  15. 2017-01-19(F) Meena
  16. 2017-05-05(M) Ravi
  17. 2020-05-04(M) Vinh

Siblings through the mother Sayang:

  1. 2013-10-27(F) Sitara
  2. 2017-05-05(M) Ravi

Pedigree


Saphiras pedigree:
P I II III

Saphira

Sire:
Nikolai

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)
Sire:
Dame:
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Kitty (Mookee)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Sayang

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Saphira, an Asian elephant at Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio) in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5719. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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