Gardner (Tarzan) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Rex Williams

☨ Gardner (Tarzan)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 370 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Dead date: 1986-01-18
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Rex Williams
ArrivalRex Williams from Circus Vargas
Born:* 1967 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 1985-01-19 -- † 1995 Brat (Myakka, Cheerful), SSP nr: 372
Document updated2012-10-03
Chemically castrated

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Gardner (Tarzan), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Rex Williams in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 80, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

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