Rosie (Rosy) at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

† Rosie (Rosy)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 71 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Dead date: 2016-12-31
Death reason: euthanised: collapsed and could not rise
Location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
ArrivedTennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) 2015-09-00
from Nashville Zoo
Nashville Zoo 2010-11-05
from Jackson Zoological Garden
Jackson Zoological Garden 1977-03-06
from Circus Vargas
Circus Vargas 1976-10-27
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 1976-06-30
from Largo Wild Life Preserve
Born:1969 wild
Capture: 1971,
Document updated2010-04-19:�New elephant RE
2010-08-29:�corrected birth place
2011-04-07:�Previous location RE
2017-01-05: dead
In 2008, Juno and Rosy were weighed on portable truck scales borrowed from the Mississippi Department of Transportation. 28 year old Juno weighed 8300 pounds while 37 year old Rosy weighed 8650 pounds.

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