Jana an African savanna elephant at Knoxville Zoo

♀ Jana
Jana. Knoxville Zoo 02/2008. Photo: © Amanda Pippin
Jana. Knoxville Zoo 02/2008. Photo: © Amanda Pippin

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (200)
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Knoxville Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1998-01-08Knoxville Zoo
from Louisville Zoo
Louisville Zoo 1982-08-17
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2008-12-26: Birth
2009-01-02: Image
2009-11-05: Management
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Jana is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Knoxville Zoo, in United States.

Jana arrived in Knoxville Zoo 1998-01-08, relocated from Louisville Zoo, in United States.

In Knoxville Zoo, Jana lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Edie born 1983
  2. ,
  3. Tonka born 1979
  4. , (see detailed list).


Jana was born wild 1980. and imported 1982

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Jana, an African savanna at Knoxville Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1213. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA


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