Rudy an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Rudy
ID Number:   SSP Number: 539 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivalColumbus Zoo and Aquarium 2016-11-29
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 2016-05-03
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Born:* 2002-01-29 captive-born
in Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 127.00 kgs, 279.40 lbs
Parents: Charlie x Sally
Siblings through the father Charlie:
  1. 1997-05-08(M) Doc
  2. 1997-06-23(F) Angelica
  3. 1999-08-16(M) Ozzie (Osgood)
  4. 2001-04-16(F) Sara
  5. 2001-11-18(M) Gunther
  6. 2002-03-05(F) Asha
  7. 2002-05-21(M) P.T.
  8. 2005-02 -- † 2005-02 (F) stillborn
  9. 2005-04-21(F) Aree
  10. 2005-06-01(M) Irvin
  11. 2005-07-30 -- † 2005-08-09 (F) Bertha
  12. 2008-11-09(F) Sundara (Sunny)
  13. 2010-04-03(F) April
Siblings through the mother Sally:
  1. 1988-12-30(F) Angel (Alice)
  2. 1992-04-17 -- † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  3. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
  4. 2008-11-09(F) Sundara (Sunny)
  5. 2012-12-15(M) Nate (Natan)
Rudys pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-03-20:�Previous locations RE
2009-03-29: Current location RE
2011-03-02:�Text RE
2012-02-21:�breeding center?
2012-05-29:�Blue RE
2016-11-29: transfer to Columbus
Named after former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Rudy, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2185. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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