Tembo (Loren) an African savanna elephant at Toledo Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Tembo (Loren)  


SSP nr181


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Born:* 1979 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1994-12-20
Death reason: disease: digestive mechanical abnormality
Present / last location:Toledo Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1982-06-28Toledo Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2008-12-25: New elephant RE
2011-02-09: Name, Text RE
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† Tembo (Loren) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Toledo Zoo, in United States, of disease in 1994-12-20. Official death reason described as digestive mechanical abnormality. (see detailed list).


Tembo (Loren) was born wild 1979. and imported 1982

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Tembo and Renee were purchased together by the Toledo Zoo from the International Animal Exchange in June 1982, both imported a month prior from Zimbabwe.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tembo (Loren), an African savanna elephant at Toledo Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4469. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA


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