African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Lois at Kansas City Zoo

♀ Lois
Lois. Kansas City Zoo 2008
Lois. Kansas City Zoo 2008


SSP nr177


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1980
Imported:1981 by International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kansas City Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1982-09-17Kansas City Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-24: New elephant
2021-09-18: Importer International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:45:01
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Lois is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Kansas City Zoo, in United States.

Lois arrived Kansas City Zoo 1982-09-17, relocated from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States.

In Kansas City Zoo, Lois lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Lady born 1968
  2. ,   
  3. Lea born 1978
  4. ,   
  5. Megan born 1978
  6. ,   
  7. Tamani born 2005-10-17
  8. ,   
  9. Tattoo (Tatu, Tatoo) born 1978
  10. ,   
  11. Zoe (Zoey) born 1984
  12. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Lois was born wild 1978, captured 1980 . and imported 1981 by International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Comments / pictures

Lea and Lois were imported together from Zimbabwe in 1981. They arrived together to the Kansas City Zoo from Ferndale in September 1982.

Lois. Kansas City Zoo 2008.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Lois, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kansas City Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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