African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Ginny at Roger Williams Park Zoo

♀ Ginny
Ginny. Roger Williams Park Zoo 03/2003. Photo: © <a href="">Tina Dow</a>
Ginny. Roger Williams Park Zoo 03/2003. Photo: © Tina Dow


SSP nr234


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1987
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Roger Williams Park Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1990-10-07Roger Williams Park Zoo
from Allen Campbell

1988-06-30Allen Campbell
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)

Record history
History of updates2009-04-28: Previous locations, Birth, Text, Image

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Ginny is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Roger Williams Park Zoo, in United States.

Ginny arrived Roger Williams Park Zoo 1990-10-07, relocated from Allen Campbell, in United States.

In Roger Williams Park Zoo, Ginny lives together with 2 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Alice born 1985
  2. ,   
  3. Kate born 1985
  4. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Ginny was born wild 1985, captured 1987 .

Comments / pictures

The three elephants at Roger Williams Park Zoo were brought to America together in 1988 from Zimbabwe by Frank Thompson. In June 1988, Allen Campbell took posession of the females and kept them with several other Africans until they arrived permanently at the Rhode Island zoo in October 1990. During that time period, Ginny stayed with Campbell the entire duration, whereas Alice spent the 21 of the 27 months at Miami MetroZoo and Kate spent 11 months at Evansville and four in Miami.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ginny, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Roger Williams Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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