African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
North Carolina Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Toto  dead elephant
Toto, Bush elephant arrived from Nairobi. 1966
Toto, Bush elephant arrived from Nairobi. 1966


SSP nr40


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place: in Kenya unspecified location
Capture: 1964
Dead: 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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:North Carolina Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1995-05-04North Carolina Zoo
from Knoxville Zoo

1975-05-23Knoxville Zoo
from Bronx Zoo

1965-09-29Bronx Zoo
from John Seago Game Trapping Organisation

Record history
History of updates2008-12-30: Text, Source
2022-06-19: Born in Kenya

Latest document update2022-06-19 10:47:23
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† Toto is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1998-09-29 at North Carolina Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as unknown after autopsy - incinerated.


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


Toto was born wild 1962 at Kenya unspecified location, 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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Toto, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at North Carolina Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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