Richard an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Gunma Safari Park

☨ Richard
ID Number:   SSP Number: 493 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 30 years old
Dead date: 1999-01-20
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Gunma Safari Park
ArrivalGunma Safari Park 1979-00-00
from Six Flags Wild Safari (Six Flags Great Adventure)
Six Flags Wild Safari (Six Flags Great Adventure) 1974-00-00
from Hemmingford Parc Safari
Born:* 1969 wild
Capture: 1971,
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 1984-01-31 -- † 1984-01-31 noname
  2. (M) 1986-05-05 -- † 2010-06-20 Tango
  3. (F) 1987-08-06 -- † 1996-05-30 Natsuko
  4. (M) 1989-05-31 -- † 1989-07-03 Tango II
Document updated2009-09-22: death
2011-03-13: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Richard, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Gunma Safari Park in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4921. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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