Opal an Asian elephant at African Lion Safari


♀ Opal
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (637)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2005-11-04 captive-born
Birth place: in African Lion Safari
Birth weight 110.00 kgs, 242.00 lbs

Parents: Rex (Bimbo, Barney) x ♀ Natasha
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2015-05-04 Anna May SSP id: 768? (unconfirmed)

2. Born 2018-08-18 Onyx SSP id: 00
Locations
Present / last location:African Lion Safari, in Canada

Date of Arrival

2005-11-04African Lion Safari

Document updated2009-04-02: SSP
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Description

Location


Opal is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in African Lion Safari, in Canada.

Opal arrived in African Lion Safari 2005-11-04,

In African Lion Safari, Opal lives together with 15 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Jenny (Gertie, GOP) born 1966-08
  2. ,
  3. Maggie (Mug, Mugwamp) born 1968
  4. ,
  5. Lilly (Israela) born 1985-01-31
  6. ,
  7. Natasha born 1994-02-27
  8. ,
  9. Piccolo (Piccolina) born 1994-12-11
  10. ,
  11. George born 1999-10-21
  12. ,
  13. Johnson born 2001-04-29
  14. ,
  15. Emily born 2006-04-23
  16. ,
  17. Nellie born 2013-08-02
  18. ,
  19. Hannah born 2014-10-19
  20. ,
  21. Gigi born 2015-02-24
  22. ,
  23. Anna May born 2015-05-04
  24. ,
  25. Luna born 2018-08-17
  26. ,
  27. Onyx born 2018-08-18
  28. ,
  29. Sunita born 2018-11-14
  30. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2015-05-04 Anna May SSP id: 768? (unconfirmed)
  2. (M) 2018-08-18 Onyx SSP id: 00

Origin


Opal was born captive-born 2005-11-04 in African Lion Safari.

Parentage


Parents of Opal are: ♂ Rex (Bimbo, Barney) (father) and ♀ Natasha (mother).


Siblings through the father Rex (Bimbo, Barney):

  1. 2006-04-13 -- † 2006-04-13 (M) Logan
  2. 2006-04-23(F) Emily
  3. 2008-07-15(M) Chuck
  4. 2009-11-02(M) Jake
  5. 2014-12-22(F) Achara
  6. 2018-10-09(F) Kai

Siblings through the mother Natasha:

  1. 2009-11-02(M) Jake
  2. 2013-08-02(F) Nellie
  3. 2018-11-14(F) Sunita

Pedigree


Opals pedigree:
P I II III

Opal

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Rex (Bimbo, Barney)

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Dame:
Natasha

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)
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Whimpy
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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Opal, an Asian at African Lion Safari in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=811. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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