Sukari an African savanna elephant at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)


♀ Sukari
Sukari. Nashville Zoo 07-2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin
Sukari. Nashville Zoo 07-2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (407)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1985
Locations
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2015-11-04Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Nashville Zoo
Nashville Zoo 1999-09-16
from Reston Animal Park
Reston Animal Park 1985-08-00
from Worldwide Primates

Document updated2009-01-04: Previous locations, Birth, Text, Image RE
2011-04-27: Previous locations RE
2018-03-31: transfer to TES
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Description

Location


Sukari is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Sukari arrived in Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) 2015-11-04, relocated from Nashville Zoo, in United States.

In Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), Sukari lives together with 10 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Billie (Billy) born 1953
  2. ,
  3. Debbie born 1971
  4. ,
  5. Flora born 1982
  6. ,
  7. Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  8. ,
  9. Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  10. ,
  11. Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  12. ,
  13. Shirley born 1948
  14. ,
  15. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  16. ,
  17. Tange born 1975
  18. ,
  19. Tarra (Fluffie) born 1974
  20. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Sukari was born wild 1984, captured 1985 .


Comments / pictures

Sukari was owned by Pankow's Pachyderms, under Chuck Pankow and family.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Sukari, an African savanna at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2084. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1984 births | 1985 captures | Elephants from Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) | United States | African savanna elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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