Tsandzikle an African savanna elephant at San Diego Zoo


♂ Tsandzikle

Identification

SSP nr573

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2010-12-27 captive-born
Birth place: in San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Birth weight 104.55 kgs, 230.00 lbs

Parents: Mabu x ♀ Litsemba
Locations
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2021-04-00San Diego Zoo
from Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)
Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) 2012-03-06
from San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Document updated2010-12-28: New elephant RE
2011-04-30: Name RE
2011-06-11: SSP RE
2012-03-08: relocated
2020-07-08: corrected weight, to birth weight
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Description

Location


Tsandzikle is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at San Diego Zoo, in United States.

Tsandzikle arrived San Diego Zoo 2021-04-00, relocated from Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo), in United States.

In San Diego Zoo, Tsandzikle lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Devi born 1967
  2. ,
  3. Inhlonipho born 2011-09-26
  4. ,
  5. Mary born 1964
  6. ,
  7. Shaba born 1980
  8. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Tsandzikle was born captive-born 2010-12-27 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Parentage


Parents of Tsandzikle are: ♂ Mabu (father) and ♀ Litsemba (mother).


Siblings through the father Mabu:

  1. 2006-09-11(F) Khosi
  2. 2007-03-11 -- † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  3. 2007-09-19(F) Phakamile (Kamile)
  4. 2007-11-28 -- † 2008-02-05 (F) noname (Audrey?)
  5. 2009-03-13(M) Gadze
  6. 2010-02-14(M) Lutsandvo
  7. 2010-04-12(M) Mac
  8. 2010-05-13(M) Emanti
  9. 2011-09-26(M) Inhlonipho
  10. 2012-08-28(F) Qinisa
  11. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  12. 2018-08-11(M) Umzula-Zuli
  13. 2018-09-27(F) Kaia
  14. 2020-04-06(M) Mapenzi

Siblings through the mother Litsemba:

  1. 2007-03-11 - † 2018-05-08 (M) Punga
  2. 2014-08-20(F) Nandi
  3. 2020-04-06(M) Mapenzi

Pedigree


Tsandzikles pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

The new calf born in to Litsemba was the fourth male elephant born at the San Diego Safari Park in 2010. He brought the herd size to 17 elephants, nine of which are calves.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tsandzikle, an African savanna elephant at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6306. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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