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

♀ Kamba


SSP nr440


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1982
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dallas Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2010-03-00Dallas Zoo
from Animal Encounters (Doug Terranova)

1984-09-10Animal Encounters (Doug Terranova)
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie

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History of updates2022-06-08

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

Kamba arrived in 2010-03-00 to the Dallas Zoo, relocated from the Animal Encounters (Doug Terranova), in United States.


Kamba lives together with 7 other elephants at the Dallas Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Congo born 1978
  2. Gypsy born 1982
  3. Jenny born 1976
  4. Mlilo born 2004?
  5. Okubili born 2023-02-26
  6. Tendaji born 2004?
  7. Zola born 2004?


Kamba was born wild 1980, captured 1982 .

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In March 2010, the Dallas Zoo acquired two elephants from private owner Doug Terranova. Congo and Kamba joined the zoo's other two elephants, Jenny and Gypsy, as part of the zoo's new expanded, state-of-the-art Giants of the Savanna facility. Upon their arrival, Congo and Kamba were transitioned from Free to Protected Contact per the Dallas Zoo's management philosophy.

Article and Image: "Moolah Shrine Circus 1990?" at ShowMe Elephants

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kamba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Dallas Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3141. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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