Amy at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Amy at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens

Amy. Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: � Ryan Easley
† Amy
ID Number:   SSP Number: 465 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Dead date: 2017-12-12
Death reason: euthanised: torn ligament in her right elbow
Location:Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens
ArrivedFresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens 2015-05-00
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 2004-05-22
from William Buckles Woodcock
William Buckles Woodcock 1992-00-00
from Bob Norris
Born:1987 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1987,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2007-12-08 -- † 2017-12-11 Miss Bets, SSP nr: 560
Document updated2009-09-03:Text, Image RE
2011-03-13:Arrival RE
2018-02-28: dead
Amy is the star of the book The Cowboy and His Elephant by Malcolm MacPherson. She had been originally trained by Army Maguire for Buckles Woodcock.

2017-12-12: Zoo officials said Amy was euthanized humanely Monday after nearly two years of medical treatment in an effort to repair a torn ligament in her right elbow. Despite the treatments, her health had declined rapidly.

Sources, among others


Internal relevant links

Search more on the web for Amy Guestbook Recent changes-updates Glossary - Encyclopedia Frequently asked questions Elephant Facts & Trivia Evolution Extinct:Proboscidea Species Anatomy Diseases People Care Footcare Training Breeding Database Location database Shiva Organizations Literature F Posters Website Webrings Contact Selected links News