African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Johannesburg Zoo in South Africa

♀ Mopane
Alternative name: Mopani



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2000 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Johannesburg Zoo, in South Africa

Date of arrival

2019-06-13Johannesburg Zoo
from Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve

Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve
from Elephants for Africa Forever

Record history
History of updates2020-10-30

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Mopane is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Johannesburg Zoo, in South Africa.

Mopane arrived in 2019-06-13 to the Johannesburg Zoo, relocated from the Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve , in South Africa.

Mopane lives together with 2 other elephants at the Johannesburg Zoo:
  1. Lammie born 1979-08-11
  2. Ramadipa born 1997

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


Mopane was born wild 2000.

Comments / pictures

2019-06-13: Relocated to Johannesburg Zoo

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mopane, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Johannesburg Zoo in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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