Cuddles at Western Plains Zoo

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Cuddles at Western Plains Zoo

Cuddles the African Elephant, arrived at the zoo in late 1977.
† Cuddles
ID Number:Local id Number: 770011 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Dead date: 2017-03-22
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Western Plains Zoo
ArrivedWestern Plains Zoo 1977-12-12
from Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park
from West Midland Safari Park
West Midland Safari Park
from Chipperfield organisation station
Born:1973 wild
Document updated2008-12-28: Image
2008-12-28: Photo removed at the request of Roger Brogan
2010-12-06: no nr
2012-02-28: picture of arrival
2012-03-12: local nr
2017-03-22: death

Sources, among others

  • Taxon Report for Loxodonta africana by Sara Brice, Registrar, Taronga Conservation Society Australia
  • Linda Gardiner, 29 July 98.
  • Bobby Jo Clow, Dubbo, Australia

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