Miss Bets an African savanna elephant at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens


 ☨ ♀ Miss Bets  


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (560)
Origin
Born:* 2007-12-08 captive-born
Birth place: in Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Birth weight 119.55 kgs, 263.00 lbs

Parents: Willie x ♀ Amy
Death
Dead date: 2019-02-09
Death reason: euthanised: decline in health
Locations
Present / last location:Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2015-05-00Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Document updated2010-11-21: Birth weight, Text RE
2011-02-21: SSP RE
2015-12-29: transfer
2017-12-12: death report
2020-04-15: corrected death date
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Description

† Miss Bets is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens, in United States, of euthanised in 2019-02-09. Official death reason described as decline in health. (see detailed list).

Origin


Miss Bets was born captive-born 2007-12-08 at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Parentage


Parents of Miss Bets are: ♂ Willie (father) and ♀ Amy (mother).


Siblings through the father Willie:

  1. 2002-01-21(F) Batir (Skeeter)
  2. 2003-04-16 -- † 2018-12-12 (M) Max (Maximus)
  3. 2008-03-19(M) Samson

Pedigree


Miss Betss pedigree:
P I II III

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Miss Betts was born to first-time mother Amy at 5:18 AM. She weighed 263 pounds and measured 35 inches tall at the shoulder. She was named after renowned elephant researcher Elizabeth "Betts" Rasmussen.

2017-12-12: Amy, a 30-year-old African elephant at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, had to be euthanized Monday due to a rapid decline in her health, according to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Miss Bets, an African savanna at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3317. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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


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