Louie at Toledo Zoo

Male African Bush elephant Louie at Toledo Zoo

Louie. Toledo Zoo 04/2014. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Louie
ID Number:   SSP Number: 526 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 14 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Toledo Zoo
ArrivedToledo Zoo 2003-04-30
Born:2003-04-30 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
Toledo Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 124.00 kgs, 272.80 lbs
Parents: Bulwagi x Renee (Mbili)
Siblings through the father Bulwagi:
  1. 2002-07-27 -- † 2002-07-27 (M) stillborn
  2. 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 (F) stillborn
  3. 2003-11-24 -- † 2003-04-07 (M) stillborn
  4. 2005-05-13 -- † 2005-05-13 (M) Noname
  5. 2005-10-17(M) Tamani
  6. 2005-10-18(M) Kedar
Siblings through the mother Renee (Mbili):
  1. 2011-06-03(M) Lucas
Louies pedigree:
P I II III

Louie

Sire:
Bulwagi

Sire:
Peter
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Dame:
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Mama
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Dame:
Renee (Mbili)

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Document updated2008-12-28: Name, Birth type, Image RE
2009-01-29: Arrival (birth year) RE
2009-08-18: Text, Image RE
2010-07-03: attack
2010-08-10: PC RE
2014-04-23: Image RE
2003: The name, Louie, was chosen by Mrs. Ruth Carl as a tribute to renowned Toledo Zoo elephant keeper Louis Scherer.
2009: In August 2009, Lou measured seven feet tall at the shoulder and weighed about 3800 pounds.
2010: Louie attacked the Toledo Zoo elephant manager Don Redfox

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