Photo: Anna Westbury, Kiev Zoo
|† Boy||ID Number:||EEP Number: 7002 -|
|Sex and age:||Male 40 years|
|Dead date:||† 2010-04-26|
|Death reason:||unknown: poisoned?|
|Arrived||Kiev Zoo 1972-12-07|
from Zoocentrum Moskwa (Objed)
Zoocentrum Moskwa (Objed) 1972-12-01
from Rostock Zoo
Rostock Zoo 1970-01-00
|Body height (m and feet):||3.30 meter, 10.8 feet|
|Offspring, year of birth, year of death:|
Total: 1 babies
|Document updated||2009-12-09: Shoulderheight, date of arrival in Kiev, birth status, transfer to PC from NC.|
2010-04-26: death, poisoned
2010-04-28: not poisoned? Investigation
2012-02-29: corrected height
The EEG stated arrival In Kiev 1972-08-08 is most probably wrong.
2009-12-09: Shoulderheight: 3.45 metres? (not confirmed?).
2009-12-09: Arrival in Kiev 1972-12-07 confirmed. In Kiev listed as captive-born.
2010-04-26: died, according to the Zoo in Kiev, poisoned.
2010-04-27: Some remain skeptical about the poisoning theory.
2010-04-28: Whether Boy, the Kyiv municipal zoos only elephant, died on April 26 from poisoning or simply from poor care, is part of an ongoing investigation.
Is said to have killed 2 keepers and crushed one more.
Sources, among others
Internal relevant links
Search more on the web for Boy
(The name Boy is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)
Share the page about Boy