African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

♀ Tange


SSP nr137


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1975 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1977
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2004-02-19Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Chehaw Wild Animal Park

1978-06-01Chehaw Wild Animal Park
from Catskill Game Farm

1978-00-00Catskill Game Farm
from J. C. Schulz Inc.

Record history
History of updates2010-04-20: prev. locations

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Tange is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Tange arrived in 2004-02-19 to the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), relocated from the Chehaw Wild Animal Park, in United States.

Tange lives together with 8 other elephants at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES):
  1. Billie born 1962
  2. Debbie born 1971
  3. Flora born 1982
  4. Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  5. Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  6. Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  7. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  8. Sukari born 1984

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Tange was born wild 1975, captured 1977 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tange, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1470. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

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Categories1975 births | 1977 captures | Elephants from Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) | United States | African savanna elephants

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