African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
San Diego Zoo in United States

♀ Shaba


SSP nr193


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1980 wild
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Present / last location:San Diego Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2012-03-00San Diego Zoo
from Tucson Reid Park Zoo

1982-04-18Tucson Reid Park Zoo
from J. C. Schulz Inc.

1982-04-13J. C. Schulz Inc.
from North Carolina Zoo

1981-09-13North Carolina Zoo
from J. C. Schulz Inc.

Record history
History of updates2022-01-28

Latest document update2021-03-22 05:25:38
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Shaba is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the San Diego Zoo, in United States.

Shaba arrived in 2012-03-00 to the San Diego Zoo, relocated from the Tucson Reid Park Zoo, in United States.


Shaba lives together with 2 other elephants at the San Diego Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Inhlonipho born 2011-09-26
  2. Tsandzikle born 2010-12-27


Shaba was born wild 1980.

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2021-03-21 Man enter elephant cage with 2-year-old daughter - Elephant News

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Shaba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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