Louie an African savanna elephant at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo


♂ Louie
Louie. Toledo Zoo 04/2014. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Louie. Toledo Zoo 04/2014. Photo: © Ben Whitebread

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (526)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2003-04-30 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Toledo Zoo
Birth weight 124.00 kgs, 272.80 lbs

Parents: Bulwagi x ♀ Renee (Mbili)
Locations
Present / last location:Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2017-06-23Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from Toledo Zoo

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
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Description

Location


Louie is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States.

Louie arrived in Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo 2017-06-23, relocated from Toledo Zoo, in United States.

In Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, Louie lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Callee born 2000-09-19
  2. ,
  3. Claire
  4. ,
  5. Jayei
  6. ,
  7. Kiki
  8. ,
  9. Lolly
  10. ,
  11. Omma
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Louie was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2003-04-30 at Toledo Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Louie are: ♂ Bulwagi (father) and ♀ Renee (Mbili) (mother).


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

Pedigree


Louies pedigree:
P I II III

Louie

Sire:
Bulwagi

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

Dame:
Renee (Mbili)

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Louie, an African savanna at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2001. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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