Digger an African savanna elephant at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary


 ☨ ♂ Digger  
Digger. Riddle
Digger. Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary 2002. Photo: © Jim Pugh

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (404)
Origin
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Imported:1984?
Death
Dead date: 2002-07-16
Death reason: euthanised: congenital leg deformity
Locations
Present / last location:Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2000-04-26Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
from Jorge Barreda
Jorge Barreda 1992-05-00
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)
Frank Thompson (Bradenton) 1992-04-01
from Allen Campbell
Allen Campbell 1990-05-10
from Montgomery Zoo
Montgomery Zoo 1990-00-00
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)
Frank Thompson (Bradenton) 1989-10-01
from Allen Campbell
Allen Campbell 1989-03-23
from Mesker Park Zoo
Mesker Park Zoo 1987-05-05
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)

Document updated2009-09-03: New elephant
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† Digger is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States, of euthanised in 2002-07-16. Official death reason described as congenital leg deformity. (see detailed list).

Origin


Digger was born wild 1983, captured 1984 . and imported 1984?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Digger, an African savanna at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4893. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    Categories2002 deaths | 1983 births | Born in Zimbabwe | 1984 captures | 1984 imports | Elephants from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary | United States | African savanna elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-20 03:37:55


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