Shirley
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Shirley  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr525

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 73 years old
Body height: 2.74 meter, 9.0 feet
Body weight: 4181.82 kg, 9200.00 lbs
Origin
Born:* 1948 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2021-02-14
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

1999-07-06Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo

1977-09-19Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
from Carson and Barnes Circus

1969-00-00Carson and Barnes Circus
from Al G-Kelly Miller Brothers Circus

Record history
History of updates2011-03-02: Previous locations, SSP, Management, Size, Text RE
2014-05-11: Previous locations, Article RE
2021-02-21: death report

Latest document update2021-03-05 14:43:55
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Biography

† Shirley is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2021-02-14 at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States, .

Origin


Shirley was born wild 1948.


Comments / pictures

By her death in 2021, Shirley was , at 72 years, regarded as USAs oldest elephant.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shirley, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1277. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2021 deaths | 1948 births | Elephants from Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) | United States | Asian elephants


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