Lungile an African savanna elephant at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)

♀ Lungile
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (530)
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1991 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 2003?
Freight:Air cargo, Boeing 747
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2007-11-28
(dead † 2008-02-05)
noname (Audrey?) SSP id: 559
Present / last location:Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-02-24Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)
from San Diego Zoo Safari Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park 2003-08-22
from Mkhaya Game Reserve
Mkhaya Game Reserve 1994-00-00
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2009-02-05: Birth
2011-10-21: pregnant
2012-02-28: transfer
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Lungile is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo), in United States.

Lungile arrived in Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) 2012-02-24, relocated from San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States.

In Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo), Lungile lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Litsemba born 1990
  2. ,
  3. Mabu born 1990
  4. ,
  5. Mapenzi born 2020-04-06
  6. ,
  7. Nandi born 2014-08-20
  8. ,
  9. Tsandzikle born 2010-12-27
  10. , (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 2007-11-28 -- † 2008-02-05 noname (Audrey?) SSP id: 559


Lungile was born wild 1991 at Kruger National Park, captured 2003? . and imported 2003, Air cargo, Boeing 747

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Lungile, an African savanna at Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ruka


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