Chuck at Denver Zoo

Chuck
ID Number:   SSP Number: 653 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 10 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Denver Zoo
ArrivedDenver Zoo 2018-10-08
from African Lion Safari
African Lion Safari
from Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) 2011-11-08
from African Lion Safari
Born:2008-07-15 captive-born in
African Lion Safari
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 106.82 kgs, 235.00 lbs
Parents: Rex (Bimbo, Barney) x Mali
Siblings through the father Rex (Bimbo, Barney):
  1. 2005-11-04(F) Opal
  2. 2006-04-13 -- † 2006-04-13 (M) Logan
  3. 2006-04-23(F) Emily
  4. 2009-11-02(M) Jake
  5. 2014-12-22(F) Achara
  6. 2018-10-09(F) Kairavi (Kai)
Siblings through the mother Mali:
  1. 2015-05-12(M) Batu
Chucks pedigree:
P I II III

Chuck

Sire:
Rex (Bimbo, Barney)

Sire:
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Dame:
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Dame:
Mali

Sire:
Indy (Butch)
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Targa
Sire:
Vance (Matt)
Dame:
Birka
Document updated2008-12-19: Text RE
2010-11-20: SSP, Birth weight RE
2011-11-10: transferred Syracuse
2018-10-08: transferred Denver
Chuck, the first 3rd generation birth in North America, was named after Chuck Doyle, the director of the Syracuse zoo and a longtime elephant handler who was instrumental in the success of the Rosamond Gifford breeding program.

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