Tetchi (Teetchie) an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)


 ☨ ♀ Tetchi (Teetchie)  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (108)
Origin
Born:* 1947 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1999-10-08
Death reason: euthanised: osteoarthritis in multiple joints and an M. Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) infection of the lung
Locations
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit), in United States

Date of Arrival

1968-11-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
from Circus Williams

Document updated2012-02-21: red unit
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† Tetchi (Teetchie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit), in United States, euthanised in 1999-10-08, osteoarthritis in multiple joints and an M. Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) infection of the lung(see detailed list).

Origin


Tetchi (Teetchie) was born wild 1947.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tetchi (Teetchie), an Asian at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1201. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    Categories1999 deaths | 1947 births | Elephants from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) | United States | Asian elephants



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