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

♀ Billie
Alternative name: Billy

Identification

SSP nr290

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 59 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2006-02-09Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Hawthorn Corporation

1971-00-00Hawthorn Corporation
from Southwick Animal Farms, Inc

Record history
History of updates2009-11-26: Previous locations, Birth, Name, SSP, Management
2012-03-14: removed note as mankiller
2012-03-14: bought from Southwicks, according to Buckles.
2021-07-04: corrected birth year, 1962 according to SSP studbook.

Latest document update2021-07-04 14:46:26
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Biography

Location


Billie is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Billie arrived in 2006-02-09 to the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), relocated from the Hawthorn Corporation, in United States.

Billie lives together with 9 other elephants at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES):
  1. Debbie born 1971
  2. Flora born 1982
  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


Billie was born wild 1962.


Comments / pictures

1993: Attacked elephants trainer Roy Wells twice, and was "retired/hands off" after the second attempt in 1993.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Billie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1474. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1962 births | Born in India | Elephants from Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) | United States | Asian elephants


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