African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Kansas City Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Dale  dead elephant


SSP nr374


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 25 years old
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1980
Imported:1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Dead: 2003-11-03
Death reason: euthanised: after a brief illness
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2000-03-06
(dead † 2003-06-03)
Amali SSP id: 514
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kansas City Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1994-05-25Kansas City Zoo
from Jo-Don Farms (Don Meyer)

1986-00-00Jo-Don Farms (Don Meyer)
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie

1984-00-00Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Record history
History of updates2010-01-17

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:11:54
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† Dale is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2003-11-03 at Kansas City Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as after a brief illness.


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 2000-03-06 -- † 2003-06-03 Amali SSP id: 514


Dale was born wild 1978, captured 1980 . and imported 1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones), Air, private Boeing 707

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Dale, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kansas City Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5099. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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