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

♀ Shenga (Split nose)


SSP nr488


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Body weight: 3590.91 kg, 7900.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Present / last location:Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2011-03-11Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
from Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo 2001-10-04
from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)
Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks) 1986-01-00
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Document updated2011-03-11: Transfer, Management RE
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Shenga (Split nose) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in United States.

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

In Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Shenga (Split nose) lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kallie (June) born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Martika (Tika, Kiah) born 1981
  4. ,
  5. Moshi born 1976
  6. ,
  7. Willy born 1978
  8. , (see detailed list).


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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Shenga (Split nose), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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