Kimba an African savanna elephant at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

♀ Kimba


SSP nr150


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1977 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Present / last location:Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-01-23Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
International Animal Exchange (Ferndale) 1980-00-00
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2009-03-17: 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.
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Kimba is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States.

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

In Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Kimba lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Jambo born 1983
  2. ,
  3. Kimba Lou born 1982
  4. ,
  5. Lucky born 1980
  6. ,
  7. Malaika born 1986
  8. ,
  9. Missy born 1969
  10. , (see detailed list).


Kimba was born wild 1977 at Kruger National Park.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kimba, an African savanna elephant at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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