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

Billie (Billy)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 290 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 67 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
ArrivalTennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) 2006-02-09
from Hawthorn Corporation
Hawthorn Corporation 1971-00-00
from Southwick Animal Farms, Inc
Born:* 1953 India
Capture: 1953,
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.
1993: Attacked elephants trainer Roy Wells twice, and was "retired/hands off" after the second attempt in 1993.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Billie (Billy), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1474. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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