Louie an African savanna elephant at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo


♂ Louie
Louie. Toledo Zoo 04/2014. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Louie. Toledo Zoo 04/2014. Photo: © Ben Whitebread

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (526)
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2003-04-30 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Toledo Zoo
Birth weight 124.00 kgs, 272.80 lbs

Parents: Bulwagi x ♀ Renee (Mbili)
Locations
Present / last location:Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2017-06-23Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from Toledo Zoo

Document updated2008-12-28: Name, Birth type, Image RE
2009-01-29: Arrival (birth year) RE
2009-08-18: Text, Image RE
2010-07-03: attack
2010-08-10: PC RE
2014-04-23: Image RE
2018-03-05: transfered
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Description

Location


Louie is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States.

Louie arrived in Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo 2017-06-23, relocated from Toledo Zoo, in United States.

In Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, Louie lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Callee born 2000-09-19
  2. ,
  3. Claire
  4. ,
  5. Jayei
  6. ,
  7. Kiki
  8. ,
  9. Lolly
  10. ,
  11. Omma
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Louie was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2003-04-30 at Toledo Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Louie are: ♂ Bulwagi (father) and ♀ Renee (Mbili) (mother).


Siblings through the father Bulwagi:

  1. 2002-07-27 -- † 2002-07-27 (M) stillborn
  2. 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 (F) stillborn
  3. 2003-11-24 -- † 2003-04-07 (M) stillborn
  4. 2005-05-13 -- † 2005-05-13 (M) Noname
  5. 2005-10-17(M) Tamani
  6. 2005-10-18(M) Kedar

Siblings through the mother Renee (Mbili):

  1. 2011-06-03(M) Lucas

Pedigree


Louies pedigree:
P I II III

Louie

Sire:
Bulwagi

Sire:
Peter
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Mama
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Renee (Mbili)

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

2003: The name, Louie, was chosen by Mrs. Ruth Carl as a tribute to renowned Toledo Zoo elephant keeper Louis Scherer.
2009: In August 2009, Lou measured seven feet tall at the shoulder and weighed about 3800 pounds.
2010: Louie attacked the Toledo Zoo elephant manager Don Redfox
2017: Transfered to Omaha Henry Doorley Zoo



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Louie, an African savanna at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2001. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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