Kimba at Lee Richardson Zoo

ID Number:   SSP Number: 211 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Lee Richardson Zoo
ArrivedLee Richardson Zoo 2006-12-13
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 1984-11-27
from Jurgen C. Schulz
Jurgen C. Schulz 1984-06-00
Born:1982 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1984,
Document updated2009-08-30: Text
In Decemeber 2006, the Lee Richardson Zoo sent both of their 24 year old female African elephants, Msichana and Mokala, to the Jacksonville Zoo as breeding candidates for the Species Suvival Plan. They joined 23 year old female Sheena and 15 year old male Ali. In return, Missy and Kimba (36 and 24 years old respectively) were transferred from Florida to Kansas.

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