Billy
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Los Angeles Zoo in United States

♂ Billy
Billy, the Los Angeles Zoos bull Asian elephant, was moved 2010-11-04 morning into a newly completed section of the zoo
Billy, the Los Angeles Zoos bull Asian elephant, was moved 2010-11-04 morning into a newly completed section of the zoo's 6-acre Elephants of Asia exhibit. Photo © Los Angeles Zoo

Identification

SSP nr309

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 36 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Los Angeles Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1994-07-22Los Angeles Zoo
from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)

1993-09-23Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)
from Los Angeles Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-11-07: Billy moved to new facility
2011-03-22: Management RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Billy is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Los Angeles Zoo, in United States.

Billy arrived in 1994-07-22 to the Los Angeles Zoo, relocated from the Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson), in United States.

Billy lives together with 3 other elephants at the Los Angeles Zoo:
  1. Jewel born 1964
  2. Shaunzi born 1970
  3. Tina born 1966

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Billy was born wild 1985.


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Contradictory records:

The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant lists Billy as relocated to Have Trunk Will Travel between 1993 and 1994, but this is incorrect, according to Los Angeles Zoo.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Billy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Los Angeles Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1738. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Nicholas Gutierrez, Los Angeles Zoo research volunteer
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