Ellie an Asian elephant at St Louis Zoo


♀ Ellie

Identification

SSP nr130

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1996-07-05 Rani SSP id: 386

2. Born 2006-08-02 Maliha SSP id: 642

3. Born 2010-07-08
(dead † 2010-07-08)
miscarriage SSP id: 707

4. Born 2013-04-26 Priya SSP id: 749
Locations
Present / last location:St Louis Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2001-07-15St Louis Zoo
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 1995-09-11
from Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) 1994-06-18
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 1976-02-13
from Paramounts Kings Dominion
Paramounts Kings Dominion 1974-03-17
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Stockbridge

Document updated2010-01-04: Text
2010-03-27: pregnant
2010-07-09: not pregnant
2012-08-02: pregnant
2013-04-27: not pregnant, baby born
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Description

Location


Ellie is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at St Louis Zoo, in United States.

Ellie arrived St Louis Zoo 2001-07-15, relocated from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, in United States.

In St Louis Zoo, Ellie lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Donna born 1971
  2. ,
  3. Jade born 2007-02-25
  4. ,
  5. Maliha born 2006-08-02
  6. ,
  7. Pearl born 1971
  8. ,
  9. Priya born 2013-04-26
  10. ,
  11. Raja born 1992-12-27
  12. ,
  13. Rani born 1996-07-05
  14. ,
  15. Sri born 1980
  16. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1996-07-05 Rani SSP id: 386
  2. (F) 2006-08-02 Maliha SSP id: 642
  3. (F) 2010-07-08 -- † 2010-07-08 miscarriage SSP id: 707
  4. (F) 2013-04-26 Priya SSP id: 749

Origin


Ellie was born wild 1971, captured 1971 .


Comments / pictures

In March 1974, Paramounts King Dominion received two Asian elephants, Hugo and Ellie. The male and female were sold to the Jacksonville Zoo twenty three months later. Hugo died in September 1978, whereas Ellie, other than a successful fifteen month breeding loan to Syracuse, would remain in Jacksonville until being sold to the St. Louis Zoo in July 2001 with her daughter Rani.

2012-08-01: Pregnant; Ellie is due to deliver in the spring of 2013.

2013-04-26: a female Asian elephant was born to 42-year-old Ellie and 20-year-old Raja around 11 p.m. on Friday, April 26.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ellie, an Asian elephant at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=619. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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