Shirley an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)

Shirley
ID Number:   SSP Number: 525 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 72 years old
Body height: 2.74 meter, 9.0 feet
Body weight: 4181.82 kg, 9200.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
ArrivalTennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) 1999-07-06
from Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo 1977-09-19
from Carson and Barnes Circus
Carson and Barnes Circus 1969-00-00
from Al G-Kelly Miller Brothers Circus
Born:* 1948 wild
Document updated2011-03-02: Previous locations, SSP, Management, Size, Text RE
2014-05-11: Previous locations, Article RE
Article at ShowMe Elephants: http://www.showmeelephants.com/2014/05/bernstein-park-zoo.html

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Koehl, D., (2020). Shirley, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1277. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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