Oddles (Moesha)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Knoxville Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Oddles (Moesha)  dead elephant


SSP nr46


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Born:* 1965 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1966
Dead: 1984-11-05
Death reason: euthanised: musculoskeletal; buried
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Knoxville Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1976-11-02Knoxville Zoo
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Stockbridge

1972-00-00Lion Country Safari, Inc - Stockbridge
from Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2008-12-26: New elephant

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Oddles (Moesha) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1984-11-05 at Knoxville Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as musculoskeletal; buried.


Oddles (Moesha) was born wild 1965, captured 1966 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Oddles (Moesha), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Knoxville Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 March 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4471. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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