Amy an African savanna elephant at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens


 ☨ ♀ Amy  
Amy. Riddle
Amy. Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: � Ryan Easley

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (465)
Origin
Born:* 1987 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1987
Death
Dead date: 2017-12-12
Death reason: euthanised: torn ligament in her right elbow
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2007-12-08
(dead † 2019-02-09)
Miss Bets SSP id: 560
Locations
Present / last location:Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens, in United States

Date of Arrival

2015-05-00Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 2004-05-22
from William Buckles Woodcock
William Buckles Woodcock 1992-00-00
from Bob Norris

Document updated2009-09-03:Text, Image RE
2011-03-13:Arrival RE
2015-12-29:transfer
2018-02-28: dead
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Description

† Amy is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens, in United States, of euthanised in 2017-12-12. Official death reason described as torn ligament in her right elbow. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2007-12-08 -- † 2019-02-09 Miss Bets SSP id: 560

Origin


Amy was born wild 1987, captured 1987 .


Comments / pictures

Amy is the star of the book The Cowboy and His Elephant by Malcolm MacPherson. She had been originally trained by Army Maguire for Buckles Woodcock.

2017-12-12: Zoo officials said Amy was euthanized humanely Monday after nearly two years of medical treatment in an effort to repair a torn ligament in her right elbow. Despite the treatments, her health had declined rapidly.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Amy, an African savanna at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1979. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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