Renee (Mbili) at Toledo Zoo

Female African Bush elephant Renee (Mbili) at Toledo Zoo

Renee. Toledo Zoo 04/2014. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Renee (Mbili)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 182 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 39 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Toledo Zoo
ArrivedToledo Zoo 1982-06-28
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
International Animal Exchange (Ferndale) 1982-05-26
Born:1979 wild Zimbabwe
Body height (m and feet): 2.53 meter, 8.3 feet
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 3681.82 kg, 8100.00 lbs
Capture: 1981
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2003-04-30 Louie, SSP nr: 526
  2. (M) 2011-06-03 Lucas, SSP nr: 574+? (unknown)
Document updated2008-12-28: Name, SSP, Image RE
2009-08-18: Text, Image RE
2010-04-03: pregnant
2011-02-09: Text, Height, Weight RE
2011-06-05: not pregnant
2014-04-23: Image, PC RE
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.

In August 2009, Renee measured 8'4" tall at the shoulder and weighed about 8100 pounds.

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