Ruby (Rafiki) an African savanna elephant at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)


 ☨ ♀ Ruby (Rafiki)  

Identification

SSP nr42

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1969
Death
Dead date: 2011-03-29
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1980
(dead † 1994-12-31)
Diamond (Zimbabwe) SSP id: 383
Locations
Present / last location:Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2007-05-15Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
from Los Angeles Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo 2004-11-13
from Knoxville Zoo
Knoxville Zoo 2003-06-15
from Los Angeles Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo 1994-04-18
from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)
Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson) 1993-12-29
from Los Angeles Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo 1987-02-12
from Circus Vargas
Circus Vargas 1984-00-00
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Laguna Hills
Lion Country Safari, Inc - Laguna Hills 1970-06-00
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)

Document updated2008-12-25: Previous locations, Birth, SSP, Source
2011-04-01: death
2013-05-08: corr location
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Description

† Ruby (Rafiki) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States, of from unknown reasons in 2011-03-29. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 1980 -- † 1994-12-31 Diamond (Zimbabwe) SSP id: 383

Origin


Ruby (Rafiki) was born wild 1969, captured 1969 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ruby (Rafiki), an African savanna elephant at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=171. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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