Tommy (Mickey)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Endangered Ark Foundation in United States

Biography
♂ Tommy (Mickey)

Identification

SSP nr333

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1992-05-25 captive-born
Birth place: in Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Parents: Vance (Matt) x ♀ Birka
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2007-04-27 Val SSP id: 654

2. Born 2011-04-25 Hugo SSP id: 747

3. Born 2015-07-28 Dori Marie SSP id: 770? (unconfirmed)

4. Born 2020-08-02 Cameron Lee SSP id: 00
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Endangered Ark Foundation, in United States

Date of arrival

Endangered Ark Foundation
from Carson and Barnes Circus

1998-06-00Carson and Barnes Circus
from King Royal Circus (Gopher Davenport)

King Royal Circus (Gopher Davenport)
from Trunks and Humps (Bill Swain)

1994-11-20Trunks and Humps (Bill Swain)
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Record history
History of updates2023-08-28

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


Tommy (Mickey) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Endangered Ark Foundation, in United States.

Tommy (Mickey) arrived to the Endangered Ark Foundation unknown date, relocated from the Carson and Barnes Circus, in United States.


Social

Tommy (Mickey) lives together with 15 other elephants at the Endangered Ark Foundation:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 5. ♀ Alta born 1964-07-11
  2. 6. ♂ Cameron Lee born 2020-08-02
  3. 7. ♀ Delrita born 1970
  4. 8. ♀ Dori Marie born 2015-07-28
  5. 9. ♀ Libby
  6. 10. ♀ Lilly born 1967
  7. 11. ♀ Lisa
  8. 12. ♀ Margaret born 1969
  9. 13. ♂ Obert born 2003-08-20
  10. 14. ♀ Rosie born 1969
  11. 15. ♀ Suzy
  12. 16. ♀ Traci born 1970
  13. 17. ♀ Val born 2007-04-27
  14. 18. ♀ Whimpy born 1970
  15. 19. ♀ Zola born 1965

Offspring


Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 2007-04-27 Val SSP id: 654
  2. (M) 2011-04-25 Hugo SSP id: 747
  3. (F) 2015-07-28 Dori Marie SSP id: 770? (unconfirmed)
  4. (M) 2020-08-02 Cameron Lee SSP id: 00


Origin

Tommy (Mickey) was born captive-born 1992-05-25 at Roman Schmitt Busch Garden.

Parentage


Parents of Tommy (Mickey) are: ♂ Vance (Matt) (father) and ♀ Birka (mother).

Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):

  1. 1983-09-09(M) Big Boy
  2. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  3. 1984-02-02 -- † 2023-02-00? (M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  4. 1985-11-24 -- † 2022-11-00 (M) Luke (Sabu)
  5. 1987-01-22(M) Bo
  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

Pedigree


Tommy (Mickey)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Tommy (Mickey)

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Vance (Matt)

Born: 1963

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Dame m:
Birka

Born: 1967

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Comments / pictures


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

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Tommy (Mickey), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Endangered Ark Foundation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 May 2024 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. Autor of the book Americas elephants
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