Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)


Typesanctuary
Founded1995
First elephant1995
AddressP. O. Box 393, 804 Darbytown Rd.
PlaceHohenwald
RegionTennessee
CountryUnited States
Websitehttp://www.elephants.com/

1995: Founded by Carol Buckley and Scott Blais.
2004-2008: Between 2004 and 2008 this sanctuary received a group of circus elephants, which had been exposed of Tuberculosis.
2009: In July 2009 during routine TB skin testing of some workers at the facility indicated exposure to TB, and Public Health personnel launched an investigation. They eventually determined that 9 of 46 people whom they were able to contact had positive TB skin tests during the 2006-2009 period.

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