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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Topeka Zoo in United States

♀ Cora


SSP nr238


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 64 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Topeka Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2016-08-24Topeka Zoo
from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)

Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
from Kelly Morris Circus

Record history
History of updates2018-11-11: transferred Topeka, SSP nr
2021-01-19: link to http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=7608

Latest document update2021-08-15 09:19:52
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Cora is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Topeka Zoo, in United States.

Cora arrived in 2016-08-24 to the Topeka Zoo, relocated from the Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris), in United States.

Cora lives together with 1 other elephants at the Topeka Zoo:
  1. Tembo (AO1) born 1971

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Cora was born wild 1959.

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Contradictory records:

According to Elewikia she was born 1962 in Asia.


2016-08-24 Transferred to Topeka Zoo

Cora on elephant-news.com

Cora is mentioned on Elephant News:

Articles where Cora is mentioned on elephant-news.com
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2021-01-17 Smokey and the bandit ii (1980) - Elephant News
2021-08-13 ‘we are hopeful’: cora the elephant’s health is improving after end-of-life options considered - Elephant News

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Cora, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Topeka Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3100. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Cora mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

2021-01-17Smokey and the bandit ii (1980) - Elephant News
2021-08-13‘we are hopeful’: cora the elephant’s health is improving after end-of-life options considered - Elephant News

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