Artie (Aardvark)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

Biography
♂ Artie (Aardvark)
Artie. Riddles Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: © Ryan Easley
Artie. Riddles Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: © Ryan Easley

Identification

SSP nr403

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1984
Imported:1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2023-01-31Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from North Carolina Zoo

2007-10-26North Carolina Zoo
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

1996-06-04Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
from Gary Jacobson

1994-01-28Gary Jacobson
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)

1993-10-03Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
from Gary Jacobson

1986-07-31Gary Jacobson 1986-07-31
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

1984-00-00Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
from Africa unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2021-06-23

Latest document update2021-09-18 06:50:35
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Biography


Artie (Aardvark) is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Artie (Aardvark) arrived in 2023-01-31 to the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), relocated from the North Carolina Zoo, in United States.


Social

Artie (Aardvark) lives together with 11 other elephants at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♀ Billie born 1962
  2. 2. ♀ Debbie born 1971
  3. 3. ♀ Donna born 1980
  4. 4. ♀ Edie born 1983
  5. 5. ♀ Flora born 1982
  6. 6. ♀ Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  7. 7. ♀ Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  8. 8. ♀ Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  9. 9. ♀ Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  10. 10. ♀ Sukari born 1984
  11. 11. ♀ Tange born 1975


Affiliated people

1: Gary Jacobson (owner from 1994 to 1996)




Origin

Artie (Aardvark) was born wild 1983 at Africa unspecified location, captured 1984 . and imported 1984 by Jumbolair (Arthur Jones), Air, private Boeing 707


Comments / pictures

In October 2007, Scott Riddle sold three of his elephants to the North Carolina Zoo - Artie, Tonga and her daughter six year old daughter Batir.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Artie (Aardvark), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1715. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1983 births | Born in Zimbabwe | 1984 captures | 1984 imports | Elephants from Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) | United States | African savanna elephants


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