Missy
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States

Biography
♀ Missy

Identification

SSP nr81

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1971
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2015-10-18Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
from Lee Richardson Zoo

2006-12-13Lee Richardson Zoo
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

1976-06-30Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
from Largo Wild Life Preserve

Largo Wild Life Preserve
from Africa unspecified location

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History of updates2020-12-08

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography


Missy is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States.

Missy arrived in 2015-10-18 to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, relocated from the Lee Richardson Zoo, in United States.


Social

Missy lives together with 4 other elephants at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Jambo born 1983
  2. Kimba born 1977
  3. Kimba Lou born 1982
  4. Lucky born 1980


Origin

Missy was born wild 1969 at Africa unspecified location, captured 1971 .


Comments / pictures

In December 2006, the Lee Richardson Zoo sent both of their 24 year old female African elephants, Msichana and Mokala, to the Jacksonville Zoo as breeding candidates for the Species Survival Plan. They joined 23 year old female Sheena and 15 year old male Ali. In return, Missy and Kimba (36 and 24 years old respectively) were transferred from Florida to Kansas.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Missy, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1279. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1969 births | 1971 captures | Elephants from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants


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