African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Peggy at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)

♀ Peggy


SSP nr145


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1976 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1978
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States

Date of arrival

1979-01-01Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
from Catskill Game Farm

Record history
History of updates2009-01-27: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Text RE
2011-04-27: Management RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Peggy is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States.

Peggy arrived Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1979-01-01, relocated from Catskill Game Farm, in United States.

In Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), Peggy lives together with 4 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Dahlip (Dalip) born 1966?
  2. ,   
  3. Maybel born 1976
  4. ,   
  5. Nelly (Nellie) born 1969
  6. ,   
  7. Ongard born 2010-09-10
  8. ,   

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Peggy was born wild 1976, captured 1978 .

Comments / pictures

Peggy and Mabel were imported together from Botswana to Catskill Game Farm in 1979 and sold to Miami the same year.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Peggy, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bobby Todd


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