Billie (Billy) an Asian elephant at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)


♀ Billie (Billy)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 68 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (290)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1953
Birth place:
Capture: 1953
Locations
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-02-09Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Hawthorn Corporation
Hawthorn Corporation 1971-00-00
from Southwick Animal Farms, Inc

Document updated2009-11-26: Previous locations, Birth, Name, SSP, Management
2012-03-14: removed note as mankiller
2012-03-14: bought from Southwicks, according to Buckles.
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Description

Location


Billie (Billy) is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Billie (Billy) arrived in Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) 2006-02-09, relocated from Hawthorn Corporation, in United States.

In Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), Billie (Billy) lives together with 10 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Debbie born 1971
  2. ,
  3. Flora born 1982
  4. ,
  5. Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  6. ,
  7. Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  8. ,
  9. Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  10. ,
  11. Shirley born 1948
  12. ,
  13. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  14. ,
  15. Sukari born 1984
  16. ,
  17. Tange born 1975
  18. ,
  19. Tarra (Fluffie) born 1974
  20. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Billie (Billy) was born 1953, captured 1953 .


Comments / pictures

1993: Attacked elephants trainer Roy Wells twice, and was "retired/hands off" after the second attempt in 1993.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Billie (Billy), an Asian at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1474. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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