Tonga an African savanna elephant at North Carolina Zoo


♀ Tonga
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (165)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1980
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2002-01-21 Batir (Skeeter) SSP id: 519
Locations
Present / last location:North Carolina Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2007-10-28North Carolina Zoo
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 1991-03-05
from Michigan City, Washington Park Zoological Garden
Michigan City, Washington Park Zoological Garden 1983-05-13
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie

Document updated2021-01-20
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Tonga is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in North Carolina Zoo, in United States.

Tonga arrived in North Carolina Zoo 2007-10-28, relocated from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States.

In North Carolina Zoo, Tonga lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Artie (Aardvark) born 1983
  2. ,
  3. Batir (Skeeter) born 2002-01-21
  4. ,
  5. CSar (Flapjack) born 1974
  6. ,
  7. Rafiki born 1981
  8. ,
  9. Samantha (Nekhanda) born 1988
  10. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2002-01-21 Batir (Skeeter) SSP id: 519

Origin


Tonga was born wild 1978, captured 1980 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tonga, an African savanna at North Carolina Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1717. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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