Digger an African savanna elephant at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Male ♂ African savanna Digger at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Digger. Riddle's Elephant Sanctuary 2002. Photo: © Jim Pugh
☨ Digger
ID nr:   SSP Number: 404 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Dead date: 2002-07-16
Death reason: euthanised: congenital leg deformity
Location:Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
ArrivalRiddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 2000-04-26
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)
Born:* 1983 wild Zimbabwe
Capture: 1984 ,
Imported:1984?
Document updated2009-09-03: New elephant

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Digger, an African savanna at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4893. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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