Shenga (Split nose)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in United States

♀ Shenga (Split nose)


SSP nr488


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Body weight: 3590.91 kg, 7900.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2011-03-11Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
from Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

2001-10-04Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)

1986-01-00Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Record history
History of updates2009-10-09

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:10:22
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Shenga (Split nose) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States.

Shenga (Split nose) arrived in 2011-03-11 to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, relocated from the Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States.


Shenga (Split nose) lives together with 3 other elephants at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Kallie (June) born 1982
  2. Martika (Tika, Kiah) born 1981
  3. Moshi born 1976


Shenga (Split nose) was born wild 1982. and imported 1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones), Air, private Boeing 707

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Shenga (Split nose), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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