Peggy (Eva) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Peggy (Eva) at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

Peggy & Boope. Riddles Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: © Ryan Easley
☨ Peggy (Eva)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 389 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 60 years old
Characteristics:trunk lame
Dead date: 2020-09-29?
Death reason: age:
Location:Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
ArrivalRiddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 1995-08-15
from William Buckles Woodcock
William Buckles Woodcock 1982-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1970-00-00
from Wilbur W. Deppe
Wilbur W. Deppe 1969-00-00
from St Louis Zoo
Born:* 1960 wild
Document updated2009-09-03: Image
2012-02-28: bu
My "Peggy" was named "Eva" when I got her and I had a policy in those days that when I received a problem elephant, I changed everything including the name. In fact I renamed her after my sister in law who upon receiving the news replied "You gotta be kidding!".
//Buckles

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Koehl, D., (2020). Peggy (Eva), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1705. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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