Belle an African savanna elephant at Milwaukee County Zoo

ID nr:   SSP Number: 206 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Milwaukee County Zoo
ArrivalMilwaukee County Zoo 2019-11-20
from Riverbanks Zoological Park
Riverbanks Zoological Park 2001-12-13
from Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 1983-05-03
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie
Born:* 1981 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1983 ,
Document updated2008-12-29: Relocation from Columbus Zoo

2008-12-30: Previous locations, SSP, Birth

2009-01-01: Text
Belle and Belinda spent 13 years together at the Columbus Zoo before their transfer to the Riverbanks Zoo in December 2001. Penny arrived at the zoo in August 2000, and was transferred to Riverbanks in the group as well.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Belle, an African savanna at Milwaukee County Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA

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