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Omaha's zoo starts 'new chapter' with birth of male elephant

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium has announced the birth of a male African elephant calf just before 9 a.m. Sunday. This is the fifth calf born at the zoo, joining its half siblings — 2-year-olds Eugenia and Sonny, 1-year-old Mopani and 6-month-old Amandra. The calves’ father, 23-year-old Callee, was moved to another zoo in May as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ African Elephant Species Survival Plan. This calf brings the total number of elephants in the herd to 10. “With this calf, our herd is entering...

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