Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Suki at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

♀ Suki


SSP nr91


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of arrival

1996-03-06Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
from Dickerson Park Zoo

1987-04-24Dickerson Park Zoo
from St Louis Zoo

1986-11-05St Louis Zoo
from Dickerson Park Zoo

1986-03-29Dickerson Park Zoo
from Rex Williams

1986-03-28Rex Williams
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus

1985-07-01Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1985-07-01
from Glen Oak Zoo, Peoria

1972-06-05Glen Oak Zoo, Peoria
from Brookfield Zoo

1969-06-05Brookfield Zoo
from Paul Kelly

1969-02-15Paul Kelly
from Detroit Zoo

1965-04-28Detroit Zoo
from Gene Goebel

Record history
History of updates2009-03-22: Previous locations, Management RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Suki is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, in United States.

Suki arrived Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 1996-03-06, relocated from Dickerson Park Zoo, in United States.

In Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Suki lives as single living elephant at this location


Suki was born wild 1964.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Suki, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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