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

♀ Tara
Tara. Atlanta Zoo 2008. Photo: © Amanda Pippin
Tara. Atlanta Zoo 2008. Photo: © Amanda Pippin


SSP nr220


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Atlanta Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1986-11-14Atlanta Zoo
from Jurgen C. Schulz

Record history
History of updates2009-01-04: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Image

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Tara is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Atlanta Zoo, in United States.

Tara arrived in 1986-11-14 to the Atlanta Zoo, relocated from the Jurgen C. Schulz, in United States.

Tara lives together with 2 other elephants at the Atlanta Zoo:
  1. Kelly born 1983
  2. Msholo born 1989

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Tara was born wild 1982, captured 1984 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tara, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Atlanta Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3519. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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