African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
PAWS ARK 2000 in United States

♀ Toka
Toka. Toronto Zoo Summer 2009. Photo: © Nick Daniels
Toka. Toronto Zoo Summer 2009. Photo: © Nick Daniels


SSP nr353


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1972
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1984-06-28
(dead † 1994-07-05)
Toronto SSP id: 409
Locations - owners
Present / last location:PAWS ARK 2000, in United States

Date of arrival

2013-10-21PAWS ARK 2000
from Toronto Zoo

1974-09-04Toronto Zoo
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)

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History of updates2024-04-11:

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Toka is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the PAWS ARK 2000, in United States.

Toka arrived in 2013-10-21 to the PAWS ARK 2000, relocated from the Toronto Zoo, in Canada.


Toka lives together with 5 other elephants at the PAWS ARK 2000:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Gypsy (Matsho, Hope) born 1967
  2. Mara born 1982
  3. Nicholas (Nickolaus) born 1993-12-15
  4. Prince (Chang Dee) born 1987-05-24
  5. Thika born 1980-10-18


  1. (F) 1984-06-28 -- † 1994-07-05 Toronto SSP id: 409


Toka was born wild 1970, captured 1972 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Toka, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at PAWS ARK 2000 in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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