African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Sedgwick County Zoo in United States

♀ Simunye



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 26 years old (estimated age)
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1997? wild
Birth place: in Hlane National Park
Freight:Air cargo, Boeing 747
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sedgwick County Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2016-03-11Sedgwick County Zoo
from Hlane National Park

Record history
History of updates2018-03-13: name
2023-10-20: Updated as pregnant
2023-11-18: apr birth year

Latest document update2023-11-18 13:13:33
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Simunye is a living pregnant Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Sedgwick County Zoo, in United States.

Simunye arrived in 2016-03-11 to the Sedgwick County Zoo, relocated from the Hlane National Park, in Swaziland.

Simunye lives together with 7 other elephants at the Sedgwick County Zoo:
  1. Arusi born 2010?
  2. Callee born 2000-09-19
  3. Stephanie born 1971
  4. Talia born 2010?
  5. Titan born 2010
  6. Xolani born 2010?
  7. Zuberi born 2010?

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Simunye was born wild 1997? at Hlane National Park. and imported 2016, Air cargo, Boeing 747

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Simunye, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Sedgwick County Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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