Msichana at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

† Msichana
ID Number:   SSP Number: 213 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Dead date: 2019-10-21
Death reason: euthanised: chronic foot problems
Location:Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
ArrivalJacksonville Zoo and Gardens 2006-12-06
from Lee Richardson Zoo
Lee Richardson Zoo 1986-11-19
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 1986-07-31
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Born:1982 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1983,
Document updated2009-08-30: Management, Text
2020-04-03: Submitted as dead
2006: In Decemeber 2006, the Lee Richardson Zoo sent both of their 24 year old female African elephants to the Jacksonville Zoo as breeding candidates for the Species Suvival Plan. They joined 23 year old female Sheena and 15 year old male Ali. In return, Missy and Kimba (36 and 24 years old respectively) were transferred from Florida to Kansas.

2019-10-22: Chana, a female elephant, was euthanized on Monday morning. She had been exhibiting a chronic health issue with her left front foot.

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