African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Lea at Kansas City Zoo

♀ Lea


SSP nr176


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1980
Present / last location:Kansas City Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1982-09-17Kansas City Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2010-01-17
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Lea is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Kansas City Zoo, in United States.

Lea arrived Kansas City Zoo 1982-09-17, relocated from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States.

In Kansas City Zoo, Lea lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Lady born 1968
  2. ,
  3. Lois born 1978
  4. ,
  5. Megan born 1978
  6. ,
  7. Tamani born 2005-10-17
  8. ,
  9. Tattoo (Tatu, Tatoo) born 1978
  10. ,
  11. Zoe (Zoey) born 1984
  12. , (see detailed list).


Lea was born wild 1978, captured 1980 . and imported 1981

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Lea, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kansas City Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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