Year of rescue: 2015
Age at the time of rescue: 65 years old
Personality traits: Reserved and calm
Recognisable features: Petite and the oldest female at Elephant Conservation and Care Centre
Present health condition: Suzy is completely blind in both eyes; presently, she is not undergoing any treatment other than warm oil massages and medicated footbaths
Facility: Elephant Conservation and Care Centre
Favourite food: Watermelon smoothies
Closest to: Asha
Favourite activities: Loves to whip her green fodder against her feet before munching it down
Special needs: Suzy has no molars which is why specialised diet is followed for her; her fruits are finely chopped into a smoothie for her easy consumption and so is her green fodder.
Mahout name: Babu Lal
Background history: Suzy was rescued in 2015 from a circus in Tamil Nadu where she had spent most of her life performing unnatural tricks. Severely malnourished and emaciated, Suzy is one of the oldest elephants under our care.An extremely reserved and calm pachyderm, Suzy inspires us with her strength and forgiving nature each day!