New elephants at Sedgwick County Zoo named

WICHITA, Kansas – The six new elephants at the Sedgwick County Zoo have now been named.

The elephants arrived last month and are part of the Zambezi River Valley project which is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend.

The grand opening ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 27. There will be Zoo Member Sneak Previews on Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13.


 

Simunye (pronounced sim-un-ya) – It means “we are one”
She is 18-20 years old

Simunye


 

Titan – Means “defender”
He’s 6-7 years old
Son of Simunye

Titan


 

Arusi (uh-ROO-see) – Means “the sun” or “born at the wedding time”
She’s 6-7 years old

Arusi


 

Zuberi (zuw-Beh-Riy) – Means “strong”
She is 7-8 years old

Zuberi


 

Xolani (zo Lani) – Means “peace”
She is 6-7 years old

Xolani


 

Talia (ta-lia) – Means “dew of heaven”
She is 6-7 years old

Talia

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