Tetchi (Teetchie) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)

☨ Tetchi (Teetchie)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 108 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Dead date: 1999-10-08
Death reason: euthanised: osteoarthritis in multiple joints and an M. Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) infection of the lung
Location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
ArrivalRingling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) 1968-11-00
from Circus Williams
Born:* 1947 wild
Document updated2012-02-21: red unit

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Koehl, D., (2020). Tetchi (Teetchie), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1201. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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