Willie an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Willie at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Willie. Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary. Photo: © Ryan Easley
☨ Willie
ID nr:   SSP Number: 184 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 30 years old
Dead date: 2009-08-00
Death reason: euthanised: infection
Location:Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
ArrivalRiddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 1997-06-20
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1994-03-20
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 1990-12-10
from Nashville Zoo
Nashville Zoo 1986-06-00
from Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)
Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks) 1986-00-00
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Born:* 1979 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1981 ,
Imported:1984
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 2002-01-21 Batir (Skeeter), SSP nr: 519
  2. (M) 2003-04-16 -- † 2018-12-12 Max (Maximus), SSP nr: 525
  3. (F) 2007-12-08 -- † 2019-02-09 Miss Bets, SSP nr: 560
  4. (M) 2008-03-19 Samson, SSP nr: 561
Document updated2009-08-29: SSP, Death
2009-09-03: Image

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Willie, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1712. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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