Luella an African savanna elephant at Gladys Porter Zoo

☨ Luella
ID nr:   SSP Number: 375 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Dead date: 2000-03-18
Death reason: disease: infection associated; cardiovascular viral
Location:Gladys Porter Zoo
ArrivalGladys Porter Zoo 1998-10-25
from Jo-Don Farms (Don Meyer)
Jo-Don Farms (Don Meyer) 1984-10-22
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie
Born:* 1979 wild
Document updated2011-03-22: New elephant RE
Luella and Ruth were purchased together by Don Meyer in October 1984 until they were sold together to Brownsville's Gladys Porter Zoo in Texas in October 1998.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Luella, an African savanna at Gladys Porter Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA

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