Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Antonio Zoo in United States

♀ Karen


SSP nr195


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1969 wild
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Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Antonio Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2016-08-29San Antonio Zoo
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)

1969-10-10Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company

Record history
History of updates2012-02-21:�blue unit
2014-04-27:�prev location, Trefflich
2016-08-30: transfer

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Karen is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the San Antonio Zoo, in United States.

Karen arrived in 2016-08-29 to the San Antonio Zoo, relocated from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit), in United States.

Karen lives together with 2 other elephants at the San Antonio Zoo:
  1. Lucky born 1960
  2. Nicole born 1976

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


Karen was born wild 1969.

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Karen was named after Karen Feld

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Karen, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Antonio Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=550. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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