Miss Bets an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Miss Bets at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens

☨ Miss Bets
ID nr:   SSP Number: 560 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Dead date: 2019-02-09
Death reason: euthanised: decline in health
Location:Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens
ArrivalFresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens 2015-05-00
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Born:* 2007-12-08 captive-born
in Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 119.55 kgs, 263.00 lbs
Parents: Willie x Amy
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
Miss Betss pedigree:
P I II III

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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
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Miss Bets, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3317. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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