Cora an Asian elephant at Topeka Zoo

♀ Cora
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 62 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (238)
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Topeka Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2016-08-24Topeka Zoo
from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
from Kelly Morris Circus

Document updated2018-11-11: transferred Topeka, SSP nr
2021-01-19: link to
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Cora is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Topeka Zoo, in United States.

Cora arrived in Topeka Zoo 2016-08-24, relocated from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris), in United States.

In Topeka Zoo, Cora lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Tembo (AO1) born 1971
  2. , (see detailed list).


Cora was born wild 1959.

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According to Elewikia she was born 1962 in Asia.

2016-08-24 Transferred to Topeka Zoo

Cora on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Cora is mentioned on

2021-01-17Smokey and the bandit ii (1980) - Elephant News

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Cora, an Asian at Topeka Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 March 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2021-01-17Smokey and the bandit ii (1980) - Elephant News

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