Congo
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Dallas Zoo in United States

♀ Congo

Identification

SSP nr443

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1983
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dallas Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2010-03-00Dallas Zoo
from Animal Encounters (Doug Terranova)

1996-04-00Animal Encounters (Doug Terranova)
from Perry’s Wilderness Ranch & Zoo (Craig Perry)

1992-00-00Perry’s Wilderness Ranch & Zoo (Craig Perry)
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-28: Previous locations, SSP, Birth RE
2009-03-02: Text, Image RE
2010-03-09: transfer
2010-09-25: Management, Text RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Google map
Random literature
Biography

Location


Congo is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Dallas Zoo, in United States.

Congo arrived in 2010-03-00 to the Dallas Zoo, relocated from the Animal Encounters (Doug Terranova), in United States.

Congo lives together with 7 other elephants at the Dallas Zoo:
  1. Ajabu born 2016-05-14
  2. Gypsy born 1982
  3. Jenny born 1976
  4. Kamba born 1980
  5. Mlilo
  6. Tenadji
  7. Zola


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Congo was born wild 1978, captured 1983 .


Comments / pictures

While with her second owner, Congo lost the end of her tail to frostbite. Her left tusk was surgically removed after it broke under the gumline.

In March 2010, the Dallas Zoo purchased two elephants from private owner Doug Terranova. Congo and Kamba joined the zoo's other two elephants, Jenny and Gypsy, as part of the zoo's new expanded, state-of-the-art Giants of the Savanna facility. Upon their arrival, Congo and Kamba were transitioned from Free to Protected Contact per the Dallas Zoo's management philosophy.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Congo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Dallas Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3140. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

Links

Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Congo

(The name Congo is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)


Categories1978 births | 1983 captures | Elephants from Dallas Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants


About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS


Elephant Encyclopedia and database
ELEPHANT
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Established 1995
ELEPHANT
DATABASE
Established 2006
Your ip: 3.236.218.88