Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

First elephant arrived1995
AddressP. O. Box 393, 804 Darbytown Rd.
CountryUnited States
Relevant literature

Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), located at P. O. Box 393, 804 Darbytown Rd., in Hohenwald, United States, was founded in 1995 and the first elephant arrived in 1995.

Living elephants

At Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) lives 10 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Billie born 1962
  2. ,
  3. Debbie born 1971
  4. ,
  5. Flora born 1982
  6. ,
  7. Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  8. ,
  9. Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  10. ,
  11. Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  12. ,
  13. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  14. ,
  15. Sukari born 1984
  16. ,
  17. Tange born 1975
  18. ,
  19. Tarra (Fluffie) born 1974
  20. ,

Comments / pictures

1995: Founded by Carol Buckley and Scott Blais.
2004-2008: Between 2004 and 2008 this sanctuary received a group of circus elephants, which had been exposed of Tuberculosis.
2009: In July 2009 during routine TB skin testing of some workers at the facility indicated exposure to TB, and Public Health personnel launched an investigation. They eventually determined that 9 of 46 people whom they were able to contact had positive TB skin tests during the 2006-2009 period.

References for records about Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=253. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) on elephant-news.com

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