Louie an African savanna elephant at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

Male ♂ African savanna Louie at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

Louie. Toledo Zoo 04/2014. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Louie
ID nr:   SSP Number: 526 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
ArrivalOmahas Henry Doorly Zoo 2017-06-23
from Toledo Zoo
Born:* 2003-04-30 captive-born through
artificial insemination
in Toledo Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 124.00 kgs, 272.80 lbs
Parents: Bulwagi x Renee (Mbili)
Siblings through the father Bulwagi:
  1. 2002-07-27 -- † 2002-07-27 (M) stillborn
  2. 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 (F) stillborn
  3. 2003-11-24 -- † 2003-04-07 (M) stillborn
  4. 2005-05-13 -- † 2005-05-13 (M) Noname
  5. 2005-10-17(M) Tamani
  6. 2005-10-18(M) Kedar
Siblings through the mother Renee (Mbili):
  1. 2011-06-03(M) Lucas
Louies pedigree:
P I II III

Louie

Sire:
Bulwagi

Sire:
Peter
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Mama
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Renee (Mbili)

Sire:
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Dame:
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Dame:
Document updated2008-12-28: Name, Birth type, Image RE
2009-01-29: Arrival (birth year) RE
2009-08-18: Text, Image RE
2010-07-03: attack
2010-08-10: PC RE
2014-04-23: Image RE
2018-03-05: transfered
2003: The name, Louie, was chosen by Mrs. Ruth Carl as a tribute to renowned Toledo Zoo elephant keeper Louis Scherer.
2009: In August 2009, Lou measured seven feet tall at the shoulder and weighed about 3800 pounds.
2010: Louie attacked the Toledo Zoo elephant manager Don Redfox
2017: Transfered to Omaha Henry Doorley Zoo

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Louie, an African savanna at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2001. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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