Tina (Tanya) an African savanna elephant at Montgomery Zoo

♀ Tina (Tanya)


SSP nr413


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1985
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2007-11-07 Tonji (Makena) SSP id: 558
Present / last location:Montgomery Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-10-07Montgomery Zoo
from Gulf Breeze Zoo Northwest Florida
Gulf Breeze Zoo Northwest Florida 2004-03-05
from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris) 2003-05-00
from Hendricks Brothers Circus (Bob Childress)
Hendricks Brothers Circus (Bob Childress) 1999-00-00
from Zoomotion (Bret Bronson)
Zoomotion (Bret Bronson) 1987-03-00
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) 1986-03-00
from Jurgen C. Schulz

Document updated2009-01-27: Previous locations, Name, SSP, Birth, Text
2009-08-30: Text
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Tina (Tanya) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Montgomery Zoo, in United States.

Tina (Tanya) arrived Montgomery Zoo 2004-10-07, relocated from Gulf Breeze Zoo Northwest Florida, in United States.

In Montgomery Zoo, Tina (Tanya) lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Star (Timba) born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Tonji (Makena) born 2007-11-07
  4. , (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 2007-11-07 Tonji (Makena) SSP id: 558


Tina (Tanya) was born wild 1984, captured 1985 .

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Tina and Mary both spent time together with Billy Morris before they sold to the Gulf Breeze Zoo in March 2004. Seven months later the African cows went together to the Montgomery Zoo for the newly created breeding program.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tina (Tanya), an African savanna elephant at Montgomery Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3356. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bret Bronson
  • Ryan Easley, USA


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