Rudy at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Rudy
ID Number:   SSP Number: 539 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivedColumbus Zoo and Aquarium 2016-11-29
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 2016-05-03
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Born:2002-01-29 captive-born in
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 127.00 kgs, 279.40 lbs
Parents: Charlie x Sally
Siblings through the father Charlie:
  1. 1997-05-08(M) Doc
  2. 1997-06-23(F) Angelica
  3. 1999-08-16(M) Ozzie (Osgood)
  4. 2001-04-16(F) Sara
  5. 2001-11-18(M) Gunther
  6. 2002-03-05(F) Asha
  7. 2002-05-21(M) P.T.
  8. 2005-02 -- † 2005-02 (F) stillborn
  9. 2005-04-21(F) Aree
  10. 2005-06-01(M) Irvin
  11. 2005-07-30 -- † 2005-08-09 (F) Bertha
  12. 2008-11-09(F) Sundara (Sunny)
  13. 2010-04-03(F) April
Siblings through the mother Sally:
  1. 1988-12-30(F) Angel (Alice)
  2. 1992-04-17 -- † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  3. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
  4. 2008-11-09(F) Sundara (Sunny)
  5. 2012-12-15(M) Nate (Natan)
Rudys pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-03-20:�Previous locations RE
2009-03-29: Current location RE
2011-03-02:�Text RE
2012-02-21:�breeding center?
2012-05-29:�Blue RE
2016-11-29: transfer to Columbus
Named after former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://www.10tv.com/article/two-florida-elephants-pack-their-trunks-move-columbus-zoo

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