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
Status:castrated
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 https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2460. (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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