44 Years old | female | African | wild
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (Colorado Springs, CO)

Lucky is an approximately 43 year old African elephant. She was born in Kruger National Park in South Africa and captured and imported to the US in 1981 when she was one. Along with Kimba, she began her imprisonment in the US at the International Animal Exchange. That same year, Lucky and Kimba were transferred to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. She receives injections for arthritis.

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