Maybel an African savanna elephant at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)

♀ Maybel


SSP nr146


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Born:* 1976 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1978
Present / last location:Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1979-01-01Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
from Catskill Game Farm

Document updated2009-01-27: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Text
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Maybel is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States.

Maybel arrived Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1979-01-01, relocated from Catskill Game Farm, in United States.

In Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), Maybel lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Dahlip (Dalip) born 1966-07-10
  2. ,
  3. Nelly (Nellie) born 1969
  4. ,
  5. Ongard born 2010-09-10
  6. ,
  7. Peggy born 1976
  8. , (see detailed list).


Maybel was born wild 1976, captured 1978 .

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Peggy and Mabel were imported together from Botswana to Catskill Game Farm in 1979 and sold to Miami the same year.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Maybel, an African savanna elephant at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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