African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Ladybird at Greenville Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Ladybird  


SSP nr115


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1972
Dead: 2014-03-03
Death reason: :
Present / last location:Greenville Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-09-02Greenville Zoo
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida
Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida 1972-10-00
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2009-08-18: Management, Text
2014-03-05: dead
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† Ladybird is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Greenville Zoo, in United States, from 2014-03-03. (see detailed list).


Ladybird was born wild 1971, captured 1972 . and imported 1972

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In 2006, the zoo tried again to acquire another elephant and Ladybird was transferred from the Lion Country Safari in Florida.

2014-03-03: Ladybird, a 44 year old African elephant, died on Monday, at the Greenville Zoo (South Carolina).

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ladybird, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Greenville Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jackson Lee Bird
  • Ryan Easley, USA


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