Deceased elephants at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States


This database list 17 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 123 + Winkie II (Winky)
EM F
51wild
1966
2017-05-17 (17 years after arrival)euthanised x 2000-09-12Henry Vilas Zoo
2 SSP id: 482 + Hadari
LA F
37wild
1980
2017-01-02 (2 years after arrival) cardiac arrest x 2015-09-24Nashville Zoo1981
3 SSP id: 71 + Rosie (Rosy)
LA F
47wild
1969
2016-12-31 (1 years after arrival)euthanised collapsed and could not rise x 2015-09-00Nashville Zoo1971
4 SSP id: 295 + Misty
EM F
52
1964
2016-04-13 (12 years after arrival)euthanised x 2004-11-17Hawthorn Corporation
5 SSP id: 292 + Liz
EM F
58wild
1957
2015-08-20 (9 years after arrival)unknown x 2006-02-02Hawthorn Corporation
6 SSP id: 407 + Frieda (Freida, Taffy)
EM F
49wild
1966
2015-03-09 (9 years after arrival)unknown x 2006-02-09Hawthorn Corporation
7 SSP id: 175 + Dulary
EM F
50wild
1963
2013-12-23 (6 years after arrival)unknown x 2007-04-30Philadelphia Zoo
8 SSP id: 505 + Lottie
EM F
47
1963
2010-10-10 (4 years after arrival)unknown x 2006-01-31Hawthorn Corporation
9 SSP id: 275 + Ned (Indy, India)
EM M
22captive-born
1987-10-10
2009-05-15 (1 years after arrival)unknown Vance (Matt) x Josky (Patne)2008-11-09Lance Ramos (Lancelot Kollman)
10 SSP id: 161 + Bunny
EM F
56wild
1953
2009-05-14 (10 years after arrival)age x 1999-09-29Mesker Park Zoo
11 SSP id: 159 + Zulu (Zula)
LA F
34wild
1975
2009-01-10 (5 years after arrival)unknown collapsed after entering the barn for the evening x 2004-02-19Chehaw Wild Animal Park
12 SSP id: 293 + Queenie
EM F
49wild
1959
2008-03-29 (2 years after arrival)age x 2006-02-02Hawthorn Corporation
13 SSP id: 285 + Delhi
EM F
72wild
1936
2008-03-11 (5 years after arrival)age x 2003-11-23Hawthorn Corporation
14 SSP id: 408 + Jenny
EM F
34wild
1972
2006-10-17 (10 years after arrival)disease foot problems x 1996-09-11Betty Honn1973
15 SSP id: 162 + Lota
EM F
53wild
1952
2005-02-10 (1 years after arrival)disease tuberculosis x 2004-11-17Hawthorn Corporation
16 SSP id: 57 + Tina
EM F
34captive-born
1970-04-26
2004-07-21 (1 years after arrival)disease heart problemsThonglaw x Rosy2003-08-11Vancouver Zoo (Vancouver Game Farm)
17 SSP id: 253 + Barbara (Sheva)
EM F
35wild
1966
2001-05-18 (5 years after arrival)disease pulmonary infection caused by Streptococcus agalactiae x 1996-04-25Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 15 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=253 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2020-11-08 Jenny:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

  • http://www.elephants.com/jenny/jennyBio.php">"Jenny," The Elephant Sanctuary
  • 2018-02-28 Winkie II (Winky):
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephants.com/winkie/winkieBio.php">"Winkie," The Elephant Sanctuary

  • http://www.roadsideamerica.com/pet/winkie.html">"The Many Moods of Winkie," RoadsideAmerica.com

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/388387/detail.html">"Winkie, Penny Soon On The Move," Channel3000.com, 2000-02-09

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/389308/detail.html">"Vilas Won't Lose Accreditation Over Elephants," Channel3000.com, 2000-03-29

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/389873/detail.html">"Future For Elephants Still Uncertain," Channel3000.com, 2000-04-28

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/391605/detail.html">"Elephants To Have New Homes," Channel3000.com, 2000-07-27

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/391838/detail.html">"Time To Move Winkie Draws Near," Channel3000.com, 2000-08-03

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/392074/detail.html">"Vilas Zoo's First Elephant Departs," Channel3000.com, 2000-08-15

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=1114">"In Memory of Joanna Burke," Elephant-News.com, 2006-07-23

  • http://host.madison.com/winkie/image_ec6f715b-af2b-5d77-bbd5-0d26f4e19872.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share
  • 2017-03-13 Liz:
  • http://www.elephants.com/liz/liz_bio.htm">Liz, The Elephant Sanctuary
  • 2017-02-11 Bunny:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elepha.,lints.com/bunny/bunnyBio.php">"Celebrating Bunny, The Elephant Sanctuary

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4649">"Bunny a success story, says Elephant Sanctuary founder", Elephant-News.com, 2009-05-07
  • 2017-01-05 Hadari:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • https://www.elephants.com/news/elenotes/posts/remembering-hadari
  • 2017-01-05 Rosie (Rosy):
  • Brian Kohler
  • http://www.wapt.com/family/16634543/detail.html">"Zoo Elephants Weigh In," WAPT.com, 2008

  • https://www.elephants.com/news/elenotes/posts/remembering-rosie
  • 2016-04-16 Misty:
  • (http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:3kO6XN_ZR_YJ:www.pawsweb.org/incidents.pdf+elephant+Michael+%22Fort+Worth%22+sammy&hl=sv&gl=se&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESiJo6pi_f_LZvUlm_gJnOcBpgSmQYOF9zsAWazG-qND_fexhDBuPEbgmzJe-_LIW5Xl16n5B_ACCipLg8eyMMNsV82KPyiw-ZmN9_UKmjYI8w3Q3UySecGG_GV0AdTrtCAg8Mbn&sig=AHIEtbTqHVFGB_o4n4ctKstS9sIViUyo4g">Pawsweb word document)

  • http://www.elephants.com/newsStory.php?newsID=1556
  • 2016-01-28 Frieda (Freida, Taffy):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Richard Chiger
  • (http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:3kO6XN_ZR_YJ:www.pawsweb.org/incidents.pdf+elephant+Michael+%22Fort+Worth%22+sammy&hl=sv&gl=se&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESiJo6pi_f_LZvUlm_gJnOcBpgSmQYOF9zsAWazG-qND_fexhDBuPEbgmzJe-_LIW5Xl16n5B_ACCipLg8eyMMNsV82KPyiw-ZmN9_UKmjYI8w3Q3UySecGG_GV0AdTrtCAg8Mbn&sig=AHIEtbTqHVFGB_o4n4ctKstS9sIViUyo4g">Pawsweb word document)

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2012/05/wally-ross-3.html

  • http://www.elephants.com/frieda/friedaBio.php

  • http://wkrn.com/2015/03/10/49-year-old-elephant-dies-at-tennessee-sanctuary/
  • 2016-01-05 Lottie:
  • Richard Chiger

  • http://www.elephants.com/lottie/lottieBio.php" target=_blank">"Lottie," The Elephant Sanctuary

  • http://www.elephants.com/newsStory.php?newsID=1275
  • 2013-12-27 Dulary:
  • http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Elephant-From-Philly-Zoo-Dies-at-50-237079521.html

  • https://www.elephants.com/eleNotes.php?recordID=228

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=2219">Elephant Dulary Leaving Philadelphia Zoo After 41 Years
  • 2012-02-28 Barbara (Sheva):
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephants.com/barbara/barbara.htm">The Elephant Sanctuary, Barbara's Story

  • http://www.elephants.com/barbara/barbara_inmemory.htm">The Elephant Sanctuary, In Memory of Barbara

  • http://www.elephants.com/barbara/bsurg.htm">The Elephant Sanctuary, Barbara's Surgery Successful, 2008-10-29
  • 2011-05-02 Lota:
  • http://www.elephants.com/lota.htm">"Lota the Elephant," Elephants.com

  • http://www.pawsweb.org/meet_elephants.html">"Annie," PAWSWeb.org

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4930">"Elephant Dies at PAWS Sanctuary," Elephant-News.com, 2003-09-11
  • 2011-01-03 Tina:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephants.com/tina/Tina_inMemory.php">"Tina, In Memory," The Elephant Sanctuary

  • http://www.bclocalnews.com/surrey_area/aldergrovestar/news/101126194.html" target="_blank">"Family supported 'crazy' zoo dream," AldergroveStar.com, 2010-08-19
  • 2010-09-26 Queenie:
  • http://www.elephants.com/queenie/queenie_bio.htm">Queenie, The Elephant Sanctuary

  • http://www.elephants.com/queenie/queenie_inmemory.htm">In Memory of Queenie, The Elephant Sanctuary
  • 2010-04-20 Zulu (Zula):
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://www.elephants.com/tange_zula/tzstart.htm">Tange and Zula, The Elephant Sanctuary
  • 2009-11-25 Delhi:
  • Patricia Feurer
  • 2009-05-17 Ned (Indy, India):
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephants.com/Ned/ned_diary.htm">The Elephant Sanctuary, Ned's Diary

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4334">The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Middle Tennessee Acquires Confiscated Elephant Bull Ned, 2008-11-09

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4348">PAWS Agrees to Build Permanent Home for Seized Bull Elephant Ned, 2008-11-12

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2006/01/big-apple-rehearsalswaldenny.html">Buckles Web Log, Big Apple Rehearsals/Walden NY, 2006-01-21

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2006/02/to-karen-g.html">Buckles Web Log, To Karen G, 2006-02-03

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/03/pictures-from-barbara-9.html">Buckles Web Log, Pictures from Barbara #9, 2007-03-31

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/01/training-baby-elephants-8.html">Buckles Web Log, Training Baby Elephants #8, 2008-01-11

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/01/training-baby-elephants-9.html">Buckles Web Log, Training Baby Elephants #9, 2008-01-11


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