Joy is 35 years old and one of two African Elephants at the Greenville Zoo.
Elephants are found in the forests, grasslands, marshes, scrub and semidesert areas of
sub-Saharan Africa. They can live up to 50-70 years old in the wild.
- The Greenville Zoo has two elephants Joy and Ladybird.
- Joy has been a resident of the Greenville Zoo since 1977 and Ladybird since 2006.
- Ladybird enjoys having her tongue scratched by the keepers when she receives her morning bath.
- Both Joy and Ladybird's favorite "treats" are SKITTLES!
How to Adopt
You can use the Adopt an Animal form below to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo.
Download Adopt An Animal Application