Sutton
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
West Midland Safari Park in United Kingdom

♂ Sutton

Identification

EEP nr201400

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2014-05-05 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in West Midland Safari Park
Birth weight 100.00 kgs, 220.00 lbs

Parents: Steve (wild) x ♀ Five
Locations - owners
Present / last location:West Midland Safari Park, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

2014-05-05West Midland Safari Park
Record history
History of updates2014-05-23:�birth

2014-05-29:�text

2014-06-16:�name, and father

2016-01-03: unknown eep nr
2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted

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

Location


Sutton is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the West Midland Safari Park, in United Kingdom.

Sutton arrived in 2014-05-05 to the West Midland Safari Park, Sutton lives together with 1 other elephants at the West Midland Safari Park:

  1. Five born 1991

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Origin


Sutton was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2014-05-05 at West Midland Safari Park.

Parentage


Parents of Sutton are: ♂ Steve (wild) (father) and ♀ Five (mother).

Siblings through the father Steve (wild):

  1. 2013-09-04(F) Iqhwa

Pedigree


Suttons ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Five

Born: 1991

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Comments / pictures

The West Midland baby is Five's son, he was born on 5 May, weighing 100 kg. He's the first calf born at West Midland, and the second calf ever born by Artificial insemination with sperm from a wild elephant (the sperm donor is in South Africa).

Five's son was named Sutton, after Cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sutton, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at West Midland Safari Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16396. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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