Sutton at West Midland Safari Park

Sutton
ID Number:EEP Number: 201400 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 3 years
Management:Free contact
Location:West Midland Safari Park
ArrivedWest Midland Safari Park 2014-05-05
Born:2014-05-05 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
West Midland Safari Park
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 100.00 kgs, 220.00 lbs
Parents: Steve (wild) x Five
Siblings through the father Steve (wild):
  1. 2013-09-04(F) Iqhwa
Suttons pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2014-05-23:�birth

2014-05-29:�text

2014-06-16:�name, and father

2016-01-03: unknown eep nr
2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted
The West Midland baby is Five's son, he was born on 5 May, weighing 100 kg. He's the first calf born at West Midland, and the second calf ever born by artificial insemination with sperm from a wild elephant (the sperm donor is in South Africa).

Five's son was named Sutton, after cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton.

Sources, among others

  • Ryan Gillis
  • Paul van Rijswijk, Netherlands.
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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