Karen an Asian elephant at San Antonio Zoo

♀ Karen
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (195)
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:San Antonio Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2016-08-29San Antonio Zoo
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1969-10-10
from Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company

Document updated2012-02-21:�blue unit
2014-04-27:�prev location, Trefflich
2016-08-30: transfer
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Karen is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in San Antonio Zoo, in United States.

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

In San Antonio Zoo, Karen lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Lucky born 1960
  2. ,
  3. Nicole born 1976
  4. , (see detailed list).


Karen was born wild 1969.

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Karen was named after Karen Feld

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Karen, an Asian at San Antonio Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=550. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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