Toto an African savanna elephant at North Carolina Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Toto  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (40)
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1964
Dead date: 1998-09-29
Death reason: unknown: unknown after autopsy - incinerated
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1978-03-02
(dead † 2014-06-17)
Little Diamond SSP id: 170
Present / last location:North Carolina Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1995-05-04North Carolina Zoo
from Knoxville Zoo
Knoxville Zoo 1975-05-23
from Bronx Zoo
Bronx Zoo 1965-09-29
from John Seago Game Trapping Organisation

Document updated2008-12-30: Text, Source
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† Toto is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at North Carolina Zoo, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1998-09-29. Official death reason described as unknown after autopsy - incinerated. (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 1978-03-02 -- † 2014-06-17 Little Diamond SSP id: 170


Toto was born wild 1962, captured 1964 . and imported 1965?

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In May 1995, Diamond and her mother were loaned to the North Carolina Zoo under the African elephant SSP in the hopes that Little D would breed with the zoo's bull, C'Sar.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Toto, an African savanna at North Carolina Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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