Shenga (Split nose)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in United States

♀ Shenga (Split nose)

Identification

SSP nr488

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Body weight: 3590.91 kg, 7900.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2011-03-11Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
from Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

2001-10-04Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)

1986-01-00Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Record history
History of updates2011-03-11: Transfer, Management RE
2021-09-18: Importer Arthur Jones

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:10:22
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Biography

Location


Shenga (Split nose) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States.

Shenga (Split nose) arrived in 2011-03-11 to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, relocated from the Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States.

Shenga (Split nose) lives together with 4 other elephants at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo:
  1. Kallie (June) born 1982
  2. Martika (Tika, Kiah) born 1981
  3. Moshi born 1976
  4. Willy born 1978

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Origin


Shenga (Split nose) was born wild 1982. and imported 1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones), Air, private Boeing 707

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shenga (Split nose), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4230. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1982 births | Born in Zimbabwe | 1984 imports | Elephants from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants


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