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

♀ Stephanie
Stephanie. Sedgwick County Zoo 09/2008. Photo: © Jody Sentel
Stephanie. Sedgwick County Zoo 09/2008. Photo: © Jody Sentel


SSP nr118


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1972
Imported:1972 by International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sedgwick County Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1972-09-03Sedgwick County Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2009-02-09: Previous locations, Birth, SSP, Text, Image
2009-03-02: Image
2010-05-10: Facebook page
2021-09-18: Importer International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Latest document update2021-09-18 08:49:30
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Stephanie is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Sedgwick County Zoo, in United States.

Stephanie arrived in 1972-09-03 to the Sedgwick County Zoo, relocated from the International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States.

Stephanie lives together with 8 other elephants at the Sedgwick County Zoo:
  1. Ajani born 2000-08-04
  2. Arusi
  3. Callee born 2000-09-19
  4. Simunye
  5. Talia
  6. Titan
  7. Xolani
  8. Zuberi

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Stephanie was born wild 1971, captured 1972 . and imported 1972 by International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Comments / pictures

Stephanie and Cynda were imported together from South Africa to Ferndale in September 1972. They were then sold the same month to the Sedgwick County Zoo where they have been together since.

2010: Their Facebookpage is Friends of Stephanie and Cinda

Stephanie in Sedgwick County Zoo
Stephanie and Norma Gheen. Sedwick County Zoo 2003. Photo: © Norma Gheen

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Stephanie, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Sedgwick County Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 September 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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