Richard an African savanna elephant at Gunma Safari Park


 ☨ ♂ Richard  

Identification

SSP nr493

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 30 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Imported:1971?
Death
Dead date: 1999-01-20
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1984-01-31
(dead † 1984-01-31)
noname

2. Born 1986-05-05
(dead † 2010-06-20)
Tango

3. Born 1987-08-06
(dead † 1996-05-30)
Natsuko

4. Born 1989-05-31
(dead † 1989-07-03)
Tango II
Locations
Present / last location:Gunma Safari Park, in Japan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1979-00-00Gunma Safari Park
from Six Flags Wild Safari (Six Flags Great Adventure)
Six Flags Wild Safari (Six Flags Great Adventure) 1974-00-00
from Hemmingford Parc Safari

Document updated2009-09-22: death
2011-03-13: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE
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Description

† Richard is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Gunma Safari Park, in Japan, of from unknown reasons in 1999-01-20. (see detailed list).

Offspring


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

Origin


Richard was born wild 1969, captured 1971 . and imported 1971?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Richard, an African savanna elephant at Gunma Safari Park in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4921. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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