African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States

♀ Claire



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 2009 wild
Birth place: in Hlane National Park
Freight:Air cargo, Boeing 747
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2022-01-30 Sonny SSP id: 00
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2016-03-11Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from Hlane National Park

Record history
History of updates2022-08-23

Latest document update2023-11-18 13:00:55
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Claire is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States.

Claire arrived in 2016-03-11 to the Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, relocated from the Hlane National Park, in Swaziland.


Claire lives together with 9 other elephants at the Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Amandra born 2023-08-07
  2. Eugenia born 2022-01-07
  3. Hondo born 2024-02-18
  4. Jayei born 1993?
  5. Kiki born 2004
  6. Lolly born 2012?
  7. Mopani born 2023-03-02
  8. Omma born 2011?
  9. Sonny born 2022-01-30


  1. (M) 2022-01-30 Sonny SSP id: 00


Claire was born wild 2009 at Hlane National Park. and imported 2016, Air cargo, Boeing 747

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2021-03-19 Claire, a 12-year-old elephant at omaha's zoo, is pregnant and due in 2022 - Elephant News

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Claire, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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