Tribby (Tibby) an African savanna elephant at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Tribby (Tibby)  


SSP nr158


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Born:* 1977 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1979
Dead date: 1995-11-11
Death reason: disease: Infection associated; incinerated
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1994-03-16
(dead † 1994-03-17)
Unnamed SSP id: 244
Present / last location:Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1992-11-15Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1991-01-11
from Allen Campbell
Allen Campbell 1991-01-10
from Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 1981-09-10
from Jurgen C. Schulz

Document updated2008-12-24: New elephant
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† Tribby (Tibby) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States, of disease in 1995-11-11. Official death reason described as Infection associated; incinerated. (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 1994-03-16 -- † 1994-03-17 Unnamed SSP id: 244


Tribby (Tibby) was born wild 1977, captured 1979 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tribby (Tibby), an African savanna elephant at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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  • Ryan Easley, USA


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