Brazos
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Fort Worth Zoo in United States

♂ Brazos

Identification

SSP nr00

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 0 years old
Body weight: 115.91 kg, 255.00 lbs
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 2021-10-21 captive-born , number 9
Birth place: in Fort Worth Zoo

Parents: Romeo x ♀ Bluebonnet
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fort Worth Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2021-10-21Fort Worth Zoo
Record history
History of updates2021-11-10

Latest document update2021-11-10 18:22:00
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Biography

Location


Brazos is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Fort Worth Zoo, in United States.

Brazos arrived in 2021-10-21 to the Fort Worth Zoo, Brazos lives together with 8 other elephants at the Fort Worth Zoo:

  1. Angel born 1988-12-30
  2. Belle (Bluebelle) born 2013-07-07
  3. Bluebonnet born 1998-12-16
  4. Bowie born 2013-08-05
  5. Casey born 1971
  6. Colonel Tusk (Boy) born 1991-04-04
  7. Rasha born 1971
  8. Romeo born 1993-01-10

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Brazos was born captive-born as birth number 9 2021-10-21 at Fort Worth Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Brazos are: ♂ Romeo (father) and ♀ Bluebonnet (mother).

Siblings through the father Romeo:

  1. 2003-12-05 -- † 2004-08-05 (M) Riccardo
  2. 2006-04-06(F) Mable
  3. 2012-08-13(F) Piper
  4. 2012-12-15 -- † 2016 (M) Nate
  5. 2013-06-27 -- † 2015-01-25 (M) Mike

Siblings through the mother Bluebonnet:

  1. 2013-08-05(M) Bowie

Pedigree


Brazoss ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Brazos

Sire (f):
Romeo

Born: 1993-01-10

Sire ff:
Petely (Pete)

Born: 1966
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Alana

Born: 1976
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Bluebonnet

Born: 1998-12-16

Sire mf:
Groucho

Born: 1971
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Rasha

Born: 1971
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

Fort Worth Zoo staff welcomed a 37-inch-tall, 255 pound male Asian elephant calf on Oct. 21, 2021. Brazos is the fourth calf born at the Zoo following his mother Bluebonnet in 1998 and his aunt Belle and half-brother Bowie, both born in 2013.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Brazos, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10627. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2021 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Fort Worth Zoo | United States | Asian elephants


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