Frieda (Freida, Taffy) at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

Female Asian elephant Frieda (Freida, Taffy) at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

Photo: � Richard Chiger
† Frieda (Freida, Taffy)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 407 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 49 years
Dead date: 2015-03-09
Death reason: unknown:
Location:The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
ArrivedThe Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee 2006-02-09
from Hawthorn Corporation
Hawthorn Corporation 1995-00-00
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1970-00-00
from Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)
Born:1966 wild
Body height (m and feet): 2.74 meter, 9.0 feet
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 3350.00 kg, 7370.00 lbs
Document updated2010-09-23:�
2011-02-22:�Previous locations, Text, Size, Name, SSP RE
2011-04-20:�Mankiller RE
2012-05-27:�Jungleland RE
2016-01-21: death
2016-01-28: death date



Joan Scovell, entered the pen of an elephant. Frieda, in an attempt to ride her. Scovell was killed. According to the police and medical examiner's reports, her death was caused by the elephant crushing her chest.

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Records about Frieda (Freida, Taffy) from Bob Cline
Frieda, Female Asian, Stud #405
1966 - Born in Asia ( was called TAFFY )
1970 - Clyde Beatty - Cole Bros. Circus
( Killed Jean Scovill, 47, in 1985 in New London, Conn. )
1995 -Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus
( Rampaged thru Mall in New Jersey )
1995 to 2006 - Hawthorn Circus Corp.
2006 to Present - Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

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