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Tina (Tanya)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Montgomery Zoo in United States

♀ Tina (Tanya)


SSP nr413


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Montgomery Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2004-10-07Montgomery Zoo
from Gulf Breeze Zoo Northwest Florida

2004-03-05Gulf Breeze Zoo Northwest Florida
from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)

2003-05-00Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
from Hendricks Brothers Circus (Bob Childress)

1999-00-00Hendricks Brothers Circus (Bob Childress)
from Zoomotion (Bret Bronson)

1987-03-00Zoomotion (Bret Bronson)
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)

1986-03-00Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) 1986-03-00
from J. C. Schulz Inc.

Record history
History of updates2009-01-27: Previous locations, Name, SSP, Birth, Text
2009-08-30: Text

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

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

Tina (Tanya) lives together with 2 other elephants at the Montgomery Zoo:
  1. Star (Timba) born 1982
  2. Tonji (Makena) born 2007-11-07

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tina (Tanya), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Montgomery Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3356. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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