African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Max (Maximus) at Grants Farm


 ☨ ♂ Max (Maximus)  
Max. Riddle
Max. Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: © Ryan Easley


Identification

SSP nr525

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Origin
Born:* 2003-04-16 captive-born
Birth place: in Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Birth weight 128.18 kgs, 282.00 lbs

Parents: Willie x ♀ Lil Felix
Death
Dead: 2018-12-12
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Grants Farm, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-10-00Grants Farm
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Document updated2010-11-21: Birth Weight, Image, Text RE
2018-08-07: transferred
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Description

† Max (Maximus) is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Grants Farm, in United States, 2018-12-12. (see detailed list).

Origin


Max (Maximus) was born captive-born 2003-04-16 at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Parentage


Parents of Max (Maximus) are: ♂ Willie (father) and ♀ Lil Felix (mother).


Siblings through the father Willie:

  1. 2002-01-21(F) Batir (Skeeter)
  2. 2007-12-08 -- † 2019-02-09 (F) Miss Bets
  3. 2008-03-19(M) Samson

Siblings through the mother Lil Felix:

  1. 2008-03-19(M) Samson

Pedigree


Max (Maximus)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Max (Maximus)

Sire:
Willie

Born: 1979
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Lil Felix

Born: 1983
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Comments / pictures

Maximus was born to first-time mother Felix at 3:02 AM. He weighed 282 pounds and measured 36.5 inches tall at the shoulder.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Max (Maximus), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Grants Farm in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1720. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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