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

♀ Billie (Billy)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 68 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (290)
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1953
Birth place:
Capture: 1953
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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Billie (Billy) is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Billie (Billy) arrived in 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).


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, (2020). Billie (Billy), an Asian at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 March 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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