Big Boy an African savanna elephant at Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo)


♂ Big Boy
Alternative name:Grande

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2002 wild
Birth place:
Imported:2012
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2017-05-16 Sarabi
Locations
Present / last location:Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo), in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-06-05Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo)
from Namib Game Services (Herbert Henle)

Document updated2012-06-06: New elephant RE
2020-08-11: birth year, alt name
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Description

Location


Big Boy is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo), in Mexico.

Big Boy arrived Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo) 2012-06-05, relocated from Namib Game Services (Herbert Henle), in Namibia.

In Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo), Big Boy lives together with 18 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Arik born 2020-08-00
  2. ,
  3. Bolita
  4. ,
  5. Ceja
  6. ,
  7. Honney Ball born 1961
  8. ,
  9. Hoop born 2017-08-29
  10. ,
  11. Independiente
  12. ,
  13. India born 1970
  14. ,
  15. Kibili born 2018-08-10
  16. ,
  17. Lester born 2020-11-11
  18. ,
  19. Lider
  20. ,
  21. Lunar
  22. ,
  23. Mediano
  24. ,
  25. Ramos born 1974
  26. ,
  27. Sarabi born 2017-05-16
  28. ,
  29. Timida
  30. ,
  31. Utukuri born 2019-11-28
  32. ,
  33. Vampi
  34. ,
  35. Zoom born 2020-08-01
  36. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 2017-05-16 Sarabi

Origin


Big Boy was born wild 2002. and imported 2012


Comments / pictures

Nine orphaned African elephants, three males and six females aged between four to nine years, were imported to Mexico from a orphanage in Namibia in June 2012.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Big Boy, an African savanna elephant at Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12674. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2002 births | Born in Namibia | Breeding bulls | 2012 imports | Elephants from Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo) | Mexico | African savanna elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 09:04:42


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