Ivory an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Indianapolis Zoo

ID Number:   SSP Number: 218 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Indianapolis Zoo
ArrivalIndianapolis Zoo 1984-09-05
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
International Animal Exchange (Ferndale) 1978-07-00
from Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
Born:* 1982 wild
in Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park) Zimbabwe
Capture: 1984,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2000-08-04 Ajani, SSP nr: 515
  2. (F) 2006-08-31 Zahara, SSP nr: 548
  3. (F) 2012-06-28 -- † 2019-03-19 Nyah
Document updated2009-11-19: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE
2011-07-20: Pregnant RE
2012-05-11: Management, Text RE
2014-02-05: not pregnant
Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Indianapolis Zoo - Ivory and Zahara," 05/11/2012

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Ivory, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Indianapolis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1513. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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