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Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie) at Gary Jacobson

Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 260 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 34 years old
Body weight: 7272.73 kg, 16000.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Location:Gary Jacobson
ArrivedGary Jacobson 1994-02-28
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1993-10-03
from Gary Jacobson
Gary Jacobson
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1989-00-00
from Robert Bobby Moore
Robert Bobby Moore 1985-12-02
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Born:1984-02-02 captive-born in
Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Parents: Vance (Matt) x Mala (Lalea)
Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):
  1. 1983-09-09(M) Roman
  2. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  3. 1985-11-24(M) Luke (Sabu)
  4. 1987-01-22(M) Bo (Joe, Kalanan)
  5. 1987-04-02 -- † 2006 (M) Ceasar
  6. 1987-10-10 -- † 2009-05-15 (M) Ned (Indy, India)
  7. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  8. 1988-12-30(F) Angel (Alice)
  9. 1989-07-21 -- † 1989-07-21 (M) stillborn
  10. 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 (M) stillborn
  11. 1990-04-13(F) Karnaudi
  12. 1991-01-06 -- † 1999-04-21 (F) Belle
  13. 1991-12-19 -- † 2016-12-26 (M) Benny (Dumbo)
  14. 1992-04-04(F) Tanya
  15. 1992-04-17 -- † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  16. 1992-05-25(M) Tommy (Mickey)
  17. 1992-10-17 -- † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  18. 1994-08-19 -- † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)
  19. 1994-10-29(F) Bonnie
  20. 1995-02-03 -- † 1999-07-26 (M) Benjamin
  21. 1995-02-19(F) Shirley
  22. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
Siblings through the mother Mala (Lalea):
  1. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  2. 1992-04-04(F) Tanya
  3. 1995-02-19(F) Shirley
  4. 2001-11-18(M) Gunther
  5. 2005-04-21(F) Aree
Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)s pedigree:

Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)

Vance (Matt)


Mala (Lalea)

Document updated2011-04-20: Text RE
Smokey was renamed by Bobby Moore, originally named after Ronald Regan following his birth in 1984. He was the last of the Roman Schmitt calves. In April 2011, he was reported by Gary Jacobson to weigh 16000 pounds.

Sources, among others

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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