Elka (Elke)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Elka (Elke)  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr23

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 33 years old
Origin
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1961
Imported:1961
Death
Dead: 1992-09-26
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat, in United States

Date of arrival

1986-12-10Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat
from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)

1964-11-25Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)
from Phoenix Zoo

1962-11-19Phoenix Zoo
from Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)

1962-11-17Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)
from Lincoln Park Zoo

1961-08-01Lincoln Park Zoo
from Paramount

1961-00-00Paramount 1961-00-00
from Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)

Record history
History of updates2011-04-07: New elephant RE

Latest document update2020-10-22 05:24:46
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Biography

† Elka (Elke) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1992-09-26 at Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat, in United States, .

Origin


Elka (Elke) was born wild 1959, captured 1961 . and imported 1961

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Elka (Elke), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 January 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6902. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1992 deaths | 1959 births | 1961 captures | 1961 imports | Elephants from Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat | United States | African savanna elephants


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