Flora
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

♀ Flora



Identification

SSP nr378

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1982
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2004-03-02Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)

2001-02-13Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
from Circus Flora

1984-03-01Circus Flora
from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)

1984-00-00Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2012-09-25: PC

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Flora is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Flora arrived in 2004-03-02 to the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), relocated from the Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States.

Flora lives together with 9 other elephants at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES):
  1. Billie born 1962
  2. Debbie born 1971
  3. Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  4. Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  5. Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  6. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  7. Sukari born 1984
  8. Tange born 1975
  9. Tarra (Fluffie) born 1974


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Flora was born wild 1982, captured 1982 .


Comments / pictures

Attacked Miami Zoo elephant keeper Michael Embury, 31, in 15th of December 2002.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Flora, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1465. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1982 births | Born in Zimbabwe | 1982 captures | Elephants from Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) | United States | African savanna elephants


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