Donna (Eloise)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States

♀ Donna (Eloise)


SSP nr199


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1982
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1995-11-21
(dead † 1995-11-21)
Unnamed SSP id: 480

2. Born 1999-09-18
(dead † 1999-09-18)
Unnamed SSP id: 507
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park), in United States

Date of arrival

1990-04-24Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)
from Audubon Zoo

1982-02-14Audubon Zoo
from J. C. Schulz Inc.

Record history
History of updates2014-05-03

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Donna (Eloise) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park), in United States.

Donna (Eloise) arrived in 1990-04-24 to the Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park), relocated from the Audubon Zoo, in United States.

Donna (Eloise) lives together with 2 other elephants at the Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park):
  1. Lisa born 1977
  2. Osh born 1994-05-24

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. (M) 1995-11-21 -- † 1995-11-21 Unnamed SSP id: 480
  2. (F) 1999-09-18 -- † 1999-09-18 Unnamed SSP id: 507


Donna (Eloise) was born wild 1980, captured 1982 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Donna (Eloise), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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