Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in United States

Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Size330 acres
First elephant arrived1990
Number of species2
Number of animals0
AddressP.O. Box 715
PlaceGreenbrier, Arkansas
CountryUnited States

Riddles is located a couple of miles down a bumpy, gravel road off highway 25 between Guy and Quitman. Head past Greenbrier and look for a really small sign with an elephant on it. They are only open to the public on the first Saturday of every month from 11:00 to 3:00 with "Elephant Experience Weekends" scheduled throughout the year. Call 501-589-3291 or visit their site for more details.

In March 1986, Scott and Heidi Riddle purchased 1.4 African elephants from Arthur Jones - Solomon, Felix, Msichana, Mokala and Mugsy. Msichana and Mokala were given to the Lee Richardson Zoo five months later after the death of Twinkles at the Kansas institution. Felix was transferred to another location the following year until her return in 1996 and sold again (pregnant) in 2007 to the Maryland Zoo with Tuffy. Mugsy and Solomon remained at the Arkansas farm until their deaths in 1996 and 2008, respectively.

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Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2009), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=57). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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