African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

♀ Tange


SSP nr137


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1975 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1977
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2004-02-19Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Chehaw Wild Animal Park

1978-06-01Chehaw Wild Animal Park
from Catskill Game Farm

1978-00-00Catskill Game Farm
from J. C. Schulz Inc.

Record history
History of updates2010-04-20: prev. locations

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Tange is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Tange arrived in 2004-02-19 to the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), relocated from the Chehaw Wild Animal Park, in United States.

Tange lives together with 11 other elephants at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES):
  1. 1. ♂ Artie (Aardvark) born 1983
  2. 2. ♀ Billie born 1962
  3. 3. ♀ Debbie born 1971
  4. 4. ♀ Donna born 1980
  5. 5. ♀ Edie born 1983
  6. 6. ♀ Flora born 1982
  7. 7. ♀ Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  8. 8. ♀ Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  9. 9. ♀ Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  10. 10. ♀ Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  11. 11. ♀ Sukari born 1984

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Tange was born wild 1975, captured 1977 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Tange, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1470. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

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