Elka (Elke) an African savanna elephant at Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat


 ☨ ♀ Elka (Elke)  

Identification

SSP nr23

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 33 years old
Origin
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1961
Imported:1961
Death
Dead date: 1992-09-26
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1986-12-10Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat
from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa) 1964-11-25
from Phoenix Zoo
Phoenix Zoo 1962-11-19
from Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)
Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman) 1962-11-17
from Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo 1961-08-01
from Paramount
Paramount 1961-00-00
from Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)

Document updated2011-04-07: New elephant RE
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Description

† Elka (Elke) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1992-09-26. (see detailed list).

Origin


Elka (Elke) was born wild 1959, captured 1961 . and imported 1961



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Elka (Elke), an African savanna elephant at Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6902. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories1992 deaths | 1959 births | 1961 captures | 1961 imports | Elephants from Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat | United States | African savanna elephants



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