Ted (Teddy) an Asian elephant at Toluca Zoo

♂ Ted (Teddy)
Ted. Toluca Zoo 02/2007. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/wontolla/sets/72157594518140975/">Won-Tolla</a>
Ted. Toluca Zoo 02/2007. Won-Tolla

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 59 years old
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Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Toluca Zoo, in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1987-00-00Toluca Zoo
from Mexico unspecified location
Mexico unspecified location
from Carson and Barnes Circus

Document updated2009-03-22: Image, Birth, Text RE
2009-03-31: Management, Text RE
2012-05-23: Arrival, Birth Re
2018-03-02: Links to Buckles blog
2018-03-03: Bob Cline records
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Ted (Teddy) is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Toluca Zoo, in Mexico.

Ted (Teddy) arrived in Toluca Zoo 1987-00-00, relocated from Mexico unspecified location, in Mexico.

In Toluca Zoo, Ted (Teddy) lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bireki born 1991-09-16
  2. ,
  3. Maya
  4. ,
  5. Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) born 1960
  6. , (see detailed list).


Ted (Teddy) was born wild 1962.

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Records about Ted (Teddy) from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
Before long both elephants arrived at my place and I startred work on them right away. I named the female "Billie" and the male "Teddy"...."Teddy" remained with C&B for a few years then Adios Amigo! Source

"Teddy" remained with Carson & Barnes for about three seasons and was then sold to Mexico. Source

Records about Ted (Teddy) from Bob Cline
TEDDY / GUFFY 1970 - Dykes Bros. Circus
Female Asian 1971 - Trained by Buckles Woodcock
1972 to 1974 - Carson & Barnes Circus
1974 - sold to Circo Italy in Mexico

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Ted (Teddy), an Asian at Toluca Zoo in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1778. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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