Toto an African savanna elephant at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Toto  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 830020SSP Number: (63)
Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1968
Dead date: 1984-10-14
Death reason: disease: heart attack
Present / last location:Taronga Western Plains Zoo, in Australia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1983-02-10Taronga Western Plains Zoo
from Sydney Zoo (Taronga)
Sydney Zoo (Taronga) 1982-12-02
from Riverbanks Zoological Park
Riverbanks Zoological Park 1974-10-17
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)

Document updated2011-04-06: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Death RE
2012-03-12: local Nr
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† Toto is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, in Australia, of disease in 1984-10-14. Official death reason described as heart attack. (see detailed list).


Toto was born wild 1968, captured 1968 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Toto, an African savanna at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Taxon Report for Loxodonta africana by Sara Brice, Registrar, Taronga Conservation Society Australia


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