Tommy (Mickey) an Asian elephant at Endangered Ark Foundation

Tommy (Mickey)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 333 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Endangered Ark Foundation
ArrivalEndangered Ark Foundation
from Carson and Barnes Circus
Carson and Barnes Circus 1998-06-00
from King Royal Circus (Gopher Davenport)
King Royal Circus (Gopher Davenport)
from Trunks and Humps (Bill Swain)
Trunks and Humps (Bill Swain) 1994-11-20
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Born:* 1992-05-25 captive-born
in Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Parents: Vance (Matt) x Birka
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 2007-04-27 Val, SSP nr: 654
  2. (M) 2011-04-25 Hugo, SSP nr: 747
  3. (F) 2015-07-28 Dory Marie, SSP nr: 770? (unconfirmed)
  4. (M) 2020-08-02 Cameron Lee, SSP nr: 00
Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):
  1. 1983-09-09(M) Roman
  2. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  3. 1984-02-02(M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  4. 1985-11-24(M) Luke (Sabu)
  5. 1987-01-22(M) Bo (Joe, Kalanan)
  6. 1987-04-02 -- † 2006 (M) Ceasar
  7. 1987-10-10 -- † 2009-05-15 (M) Ned (Indy, India)
  8. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  9. 1988-12-30(F) Angel
  10. 1989-07-21 -- † 1989-07-21 (M) stillborn
  11. 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 (M) stillborn
  12. 1990-04-13(F) Karnaudi
  13. 1991-01-06 -- † 1999-04-21 (F) Belle
  14. 1991-12-19 -- † 2016-12-26 (M) Benny (Dumbo)
  15. 1992-04-04(F) Tanya
  16. 1992-04-17 -- † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  17. 1992-10-17 -- † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  18. 1994-08-19 -- † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)
  19. 1994-10-29(F) Bonnie
  20. 1995-02-03 -- † 1999-07-26 (M) Benjamin
  21. 1995-02-19(F) Shirley
  22. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
Siblings through the mother Birka:
  1. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  2. 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 (M) stillborn
Tommy (Mickey)s pedigree:
P I II III

Tommy (Mickey)

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Vance (Matt)

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Birka

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Document updated2009-01-30: Previous locations, SSP, Name
2009-02-06: Previous locations
2009-04-09: Management
2009-11-27: Text
Contradictory records:
According to the North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant, this elephant is castrated, despite siring a calf at the Endangered Ark Foundation.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tommy (Mickey), an Asian at Endangered Ark Foundation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1771. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

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