Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Billie at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

♀ Billie
Alternative name:Billy


SSP nr290


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 59 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2006-02-09Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Hawthorn Corporation

1971-00-00Hawthorn Corporation
from Southwick Animal Farms, Inc

Record history
History of updates2009-11-26: Previous locations, Birth, Name, SSP, Management
2012-03-14: removed note as mankiller
2012-03-14: bought from Southwicks, according to Buckles.
2021-07-04: corrected birth year, 1962 according to SSP studbook.

Latest document update2021-07-04 14:46:26
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Billie is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

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

In Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), Billie lives together with 9 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  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. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  12. ,   
  13. Sukari born 1984
  14. ,   
  15. Tange born 1975
  16. ,   
  17. Tarra (Fluffie) born 1974
  18. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Billie was born wild 1962.

Comments / pictures

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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Billie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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