African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Seneca Park Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Msichana  dead elephant

Alternative name: Chana


SSP nr213


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Zimbabwe unspecified location
Capture: 1983
Imported:1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Dead: 2019-10-21
Death location: Seneca Park Zoo
Death reason: euthanised: chronic foot problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Seneca Park Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2015-00-00Seneca Park Zoo
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

2006-12-06Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
from Lee Richardson Zoo

1986-11-19Lee Richardson Zoo
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

1986-07-31Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

1984-00-00Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
from Zimbabwe unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2021-02-06

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:09:38
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† Msichana is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2019-10-21 at Seneca Park Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as chronic foot problems.


Msichana was born wild 1982 at Zimbabwe unspecified location, captured 1983 . and imported 1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones), Air, private Boeing 707

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2006: In Decemeber 2006, the Lee Richardson Zoo sent both of their 24 year old female African elephants to the Jacksonville Zoo as breeding candidates for the Species Suvival Plan. They joined 23 year old female Sheena and 15 year old male Ali. In return, Missy and Kimba (36 and 24 years old respectively) were transferred from Florida to Kansas.

2019-10-22: Chana, a female elephant, was euthanized on Monday morning. She had been exhibiting a chronic health issue with her left front foot.

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Msichana, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Seneca Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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