Mama an African savanna elephant at Dallas Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Mama  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (94)
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1972
Dead date: 2015-05-13
Death reason: unknown:
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1981-03-03 Bulwagi SSP id: 166
Present / last location:Dallas Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2010-03-16Dallas Zoo
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida
Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida 1972-10-00
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie

Document updated2010-06-24:�transfer
2010-09-25:�Management RE
2016-01-03: death
2016-01-22: arr date
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† Mama is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Dallas Zoo, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 2015-05-13. (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 1981-03-03 Bulwagi SSP id: 166


Mama was born wild 1970, captured 1972 . and imported 1972

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Upon their arrival to the Dallas Zoo, Mama and Stumpy were transitioned to Protected Contact per the zoo's management philosophy.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mama, an African savanna at Dallas Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jack
  • Ryan Easley, USA


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