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

♀ Sukari
Sukari. Nashville Zoo 07-2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin
Sukari. Nashville Zoo 07-2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin

Identification

SSP nr407

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1985
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2015-11-04Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Nashville Zoo

1999-09-16Nashville Zoo
from Reston Animal Park

1985-08-00Reston Animal Park
from Worldwide Primates

Record history
History of updates2009-01-04: Previous locations, Birth, Text, Image RE
2011-04-27: Previous locations RE
2018-03-31: transfer to TES

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

Location


Sukari is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States.

Sukari arrived in 2015-11-04 to the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), relocated from the Nashville Zoo, in United States.

Sukari lives together with 9 other elephants at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES):
  1. Billie born 1962
  2. Debbie born 1971
  3. Flora born 1982
  4. Minnie (Packy II, Talli) born 1966
  5. Nosey (Tiny, Peanut) born 1982
  6. Ronnie (Maharani) born 1966
  7. Sissy (Gerry II) born 1968
  8. Tange born 1975
  9. Tarra (Fluffie) born 1974


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Sukari was born wild 1984, captured 1985 .


Comments / pictures

Sukari was owned by Pankow's Pachyderms, under Chuck Pankow and family.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sukari, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2084. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1984 births | 1985 captures | Elephants from Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) | United States | African savanna elephants


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