Batir (Skeeter) is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in North Carolina Zoo, in United States.
Batir (Skeeter) arrived in North Carolina Zoo 2007-10-28, relocated from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States.In North Carolina Zoo, Batir (Skeeter) lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)
Batir (Skeeter) was born captive-born 2002-01-21 in Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary.
Parents of Batir (Skeeter) are: ♂ Willie (father) and ♀ Tonga (mother).
Artie, Tonga and her daughter Batir were sold to the North Carolina Zoo in October 2007. They were transported by Eddie Novak and subsequently transitioned to protected contact at the new facility. During the transport Skeeter broke off a tusk, which was later surgically removed after a failed repair effort.
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