Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tulsa Zoo in United States

♀ Booper
Alternative name: Betty Boop


SSP nr336


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tulsa Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2020-11-02Tulsa Zoo
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

1991-01-06Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
from Circus Vargas

1979-00-00Circus Vargas
from Rex Williams

Rex Williams
from Derrick Rosaire

Record history
History of updates2008-12-28: Name, SSP, Prev.loc. RE

2009-09-03: Image RE

2012-05-28: Unspec. loc., Text RE

2012-10-03: prev loc

2020-11-02: relocated to Tulsa zoo
2020-11-05: link to

Latest document update2020-11-05 23:20:50
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Booper is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Tulsa Zoo, in United States.

Booper arrived in 2020-11-02 to the Tulsa Zoo, relocated from the Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States.

Booper lives together with 2 other elephants at the Tulsa Zoo:
  1. Sneezy born 1973
  2. Sookie (Sooky) born 1972

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Booper was born wild 1972.

Comments / pictures

Records about Booper from Bob Cline

Betty Boop (Booper), Female Asian
1972 - Born in Asia
1972 to 1979 - in a Zoo
1979 to 1991 - Circus Vargas
1991 to Present - Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

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2020-11-03 Tulsa zoo welcomes new asian elephant, giraffe and white rhino - Elephant News

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Booper, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tulsa Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2020-11-03Tulsa zoo welcomes new asian elephant, giraffe and white rhino - Elephant News

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