African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States

♀ Kimba


SSP nr150


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1977 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1981-01-23Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

1980-00-00International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2009-03-17: Management, Source RE
2011-06-11: Management RE
2011-12-08: PC
2011-12-08: corr. birth year.
2011-12-12: corr. birth year again.

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Kimba is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States.

Kimba arrived in 1981-01-23 to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, relocated from the International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States.

Kimba lives together with 4 other elephants at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo:
  1. Jambo born 1983
  2. Kimba Lou born 1982
  3. Lucky born 1980
  4. Missy born 1969

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Kimba was born wild 1977 at Kruger National Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kimba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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