Tara an African savanna elephant at Atlanta Zoo

♀ 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
Present / last location:Atlanta Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2009-01-04: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Image
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Tara is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Atlanta Zoo, in United States.

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

In Atlanta Zoo, Tara lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kelly born 1983
  2. ,
  3. Msholo born 1989
  4. , (see detailed list).


Tara was born wild 1982, captured 1984 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tara, an African savanna elephant at Atlanta Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3519. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA


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