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

♀ Kelly
Kelly, Zoo Atlanta 2008. Photo: © Ryan Easley
Kelly, Zoo Atlanta 2008. Photo: © Ryan Easley


SSP nr227


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1983 wild
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Present / last location:Atlanta Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1986-03-25Atlanta Zoo
from Allen Campbell

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

Kelly arrived in 1986-03-25 to the Atlanta Zoo, relocated from the Allen Campbell, in United States.


Kelly lives together with 2 other elephants at the Atlanta Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Msholo born 1989
  2. Tara born 1982


Kelly was born wild 1983.

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2021-06-23 Engineers surprised by the power of an elephant’s trunk - Elephant News

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kelly, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Atlanta Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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