Saphira an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Parc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Saphira at Parc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza)

Saphira
Alternative name:Zafira
ID Number:EEP Number: 201005 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 10 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Parc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza)
ArrivalParc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza) 2018-09-25
from Hannover Zoo
Born:* 2010-05-07 captive-born
in Hannover Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 106.00 kgs, 233.20 lbs
Parents: Nikolai x Sayang
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2016-12-22 Thambi, EEP nr: 201612
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
Saphiras pedigree:
P I II III

Saphira

Sire:
Nikolai

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

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Dame:
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

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Saphira, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Parc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza) in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5719. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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