Penney (Penny)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Kansas City Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Penney (Penny)  dead elephant
Lea, Penny & Lois. Kansas City Zoo 2008
Lea, Penny & Lois. Kansas City Zoo 2008


SSP nr43


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Born:* 1961-09-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1963
Dead: 2012-01-24
Death reason: unknown: arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kansas City Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1971-07-19Kansas City Zoo
from Abilene Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-01-17

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Penney (Penny) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2012-01-24 at Kansas City Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as arthritis.


Penney (Penny) was born wild 1961-09-00, captured 1963 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Penney (Penny), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kansas City Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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