Hillery an African savanna elephant at Knoxville Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Hillery  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 8 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (171)
Origin
Born:* 1978-05-16 captive-born
Birth place: in Knoxville Zoo

Parents: Louie (Old Diamond) x ♀ Hazel (Sapphire)
Death
Dead date: 1986-03-25
Death reason: euthanised: urinary mechanical abnormality
Locations
Present / last location:Knoxville Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1982-06-22Knoxville Zoo
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)

Document updated2012-02-28: hu
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Description

† Hillery is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Knoxville Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 1986-03-25. Official death reason described as urinary mechanical abnormality. (see detailed list).

Origin


Hillery was born captive-born 1978-05-16 at Knoxville Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Hillery are: ♂ Louie (Old Diamond) (father) and ♀ Hazel (Sapphire) (mother).


Siblings through the father Louie (Old Diamond):

  1. 1978-03-02 -- † 2014-06-17 (F) Little Diamond

Pedigree


Hillerys pedigree:
P I II III

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Louie (Old Diamond)

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Hazel (Sapphire)

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Hillery, an African savanna at Knoxville Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3668. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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