Relocated elephants from Knoxville Zoo in United States


Knoxville Zoo had previously 6 elephants relocated to new location.  

Nr Id Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin
Birth
Age Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 SSP id: 236
Ellie LA - F PC wild
1982
38 1998-08-03
2003-04-18
Lowry Park Zoo 1984?
2 SSP id: 40
Toto LA - F dead : 1998-09-29
unknown: unknown after autopsy - incinerated
wild
1962
36 1975-05-23
1995-05-04
North Carolina Zoo 1965?
3 SSP id: 92
Robin LA - F dead : 2019-08-21?
unknown:
wild
1970
49 1972-11-10
1998-02-21
Riverbanks Zoological Park
4 SSP id: 42
Ruby (Rafiki) LA - F dead : 2011-03-29
unknown:
wild
1969
42 2003-06-15
2004-11-13
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
5 SSP id: 127
Petunia LA - F dead : 2016-12-16
euthanised: collapsed
wild
1973
43 1975-09-25
1998-02-21
Riverbanks Zoological Park
6 SSP id: 170
Little Diamond LA - F dead : 2014-06-17
unknown: impacted large intestine from eating sand
captive-born
1978-03-02
36 1978-03-02
1995-05-04
North Carolina Zoo


Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Knoxville Zoo

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Knoxville Zoo in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 29 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=95 (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)
2016-12-18 Petunia:
  • http://www.angelfire.com/tn/finagen/Stories.html">Knoxville Hopes to Lead the Herd in Elephant Breeding, 1998-03-17

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=3056">Riverbanks New Elephants Must Mesh, 2007-12-19
  • 2014-06-24 Little Diamond:
  • Ryan Gilli

  • Richard Chiger
  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • http://www.nczoo.org/animals/Africa/NCZooElephants.pdf">The Elephants of the Watani Grasslands
  • http://www.angelfire.com/tn/finagen/Stories.html">Knoxville Hopes to Lead the Herd in Elep
  • 2013-05-08 Ruby (Rafiki):
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=1864" >Controversy Builds Over LA Zoo's $40 Million Elephant Exhibit
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=1986">LA Zoo pressrelease" >Ruby to be Transferred to PAWS
  • 2009-10-05 Ellie:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • Tommy Realing

  • http://www.globalzoology.org/elephant.doc">"The Swazi 11: a Case Study in the Global Trade in Live Elephants," GlobalZoology.org, 2004-08-17

  • http://www.sptimes.com/2005/10/19/Hillsborough/205_pounds_of_cute.shtml" >"205 pounds of cute," SPTimes.com, 2005-10-19

  • http://www.tampabay.com/nie/zoo/images/ZooCh2.pdf">"Zoo Story," TampaBay.com, 2007-12-03
  • 2009-03-20 Robin:
  • http://www.angelfire.com/tn/finagen/Stories.html">Knoxville Hopes to Lead the Herd in Elephant Breeding, 1998-03-17

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=3056">Riverbanks New Elephants Must Mesh, 2007-12-19

  • https://www.thestate.com/news/local/article234255432.html
  • 2008-12-30 Toto:
  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • http://www.angelfire.com/tn/finagen/Stories.html">Knoxville Hopes to Lead the Herd in Elephant Breeding


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