Sissy (Gerry II) at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

Sissy (Gerry II)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 17 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Management:Protected contact
People killed:1
Location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
ArrivedTennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) 2000-01-26
from El Paso Zoo
El Paso Zoo 1998-11-04
from Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo 1998-04-30
from Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville
Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville 1988-04-24
from Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo 1986-04-26
from Six Flags Over Texas
Born:1968 wild
Document updated2010-09-23:�
2017-01-05: PC
Gerry II was suspected of killing zoo supervisor Lee Rhoades of Gainesville, either accidentally or in self-defense during a routine cage visit. An investigation was inconclusive, but the City Council voted to move the elephant to another zoo.

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