Tuffy (Snuffy) an African savanna elephant at Maryland Zoo

♂ Tuffy (Snuffy)
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (402)
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1985
Present / last location:Maryland Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2007-12-19Maryland Zoo
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 2001-04-16
from Jorge Barreda
Jorge Barreda 1993-01-05
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1992-12-17
from Jorge Barreda
Jorge Barreda 1992-09-22
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1992-07-31
from Jorge Barreda
Jorge Barreda
from Joanne Wilson
Joanne Wilson 1986-06-00
from Jurgen C. Schulz

Document updated2011-05-05: Previous locations, Name RE
2013-07-09: Link RE
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Tuffy (Snuffy) is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Maryland Zoo, in United States.

Tuffy (Snuffy) arrived in Maryland Zoo 2007-12-19, relocated from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States.

In Maryland Zoo, Tuffy (Snuffy) lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Anna born 1975
  2. ,
  3. Lil Felix born 1983
  4. ,
  5. Samson born 2008-03-19
  6. , (see detailed list).


Tuffy (Snuffy) was born wild 1983, captured 1985 .

Comments / pictures

Images: "Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary 2004 I" at ShowMe Elephants
Images: "Baltimore Zoo 2010" at ShowMe Elephants

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tuffy (Snuffy), an African savanna at Maryland Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1716. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Charles Leeds


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