Billie (Billy) an Asian elephant at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)


♀ Billie (Billy)

Identification

SSP nr290

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 68 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1953
Birth place:
Capture: 1953
Locations
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-02-09Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Hawthorn Corporation
Hawthorn Corporation 1971-00-00
from Southwick Animal Farms, Inc

Document updated2009-11-26: Previous locations, Birth, Name, SSP, Management
2012-03-14: removed note as mankiller
2012-03-14: bought from Southwicks, according to Buckles.
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Description

Location


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

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

In Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), Billie (Billy) lives together with 9 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Debbie born 1971
  2. ,
  3. Flora born 1982
  4. ,
  5. Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  6. ,
  7. Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  8. ,
  9. Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  10. ,
  11. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  12. ,
  13. Sukari born 1984
  14. ,
  15. Tange born 1975
  16. ,
  17. Tarra (Fluffie) born 1974
  18. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Billie (Billy) was born 1953, captured 1953 .


Comments / pictures

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



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Billie (Billy), an Asian elephant at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1474. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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