Bowie
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Oklahoma City Zoo in United States

♂ Bowie

Identification

SSP nr758

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 10 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 2013-08-05 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Fort Worth Zoo
Birth weight 104.55 kgs, 230.00 lbs

Parents: Samson x ♀ Bluebonnet
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Oklahoma City Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2022-11-21Oklahoma City Zoo
from Fort Worth Zoo

Record history
History of updates2013-09-15:�birth weight

2014-02-05:�father

2014-06-16:�AI

2016-01-04: ssp nr
2018-10-01: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Bowie is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Oklahoma City Zoo, in United States.

Bowie arrived in 2022-11-21 to the Oklahoma City Zoo, relocated from the Fort Worth Zoo, in United States.

Bowie lives together with 7 other elephants at the Oklahoma City Zoo:
  1. Achara born 2014-12-22
  2. Asha born 1995-02-02
  3. Chandra born 1996-07-02
  4. Kai born 2018-10-09
  5. Kandula born 2001-11-25
  6. Rama born 2022-01-20
  7. Rex (Bimbo, Barney) born 1968

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Bowie was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2013-08-05 at Fort Worth Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Bowie are: ♂ Samson (father) and ♀ Bluebonnet (mother).

Siblings through the father Samson:

  1. 2013-10-02 -- † 2022-01-02 (F) Jazmine
  2. 2018-05-04 -- † 2021-12-25 (M) Thorn

Siblings through the mother Bluebonnet:

  1. 2021-10-21(M) Brazos

Pedigree


Bowies ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Bowie

Sire (f):
Samson

Born: 1998-05-04

Sire ff:
Calvin (Chanda)

Born: 1986-08-11
Sire fff:
Bandara
Dame ffm:
Kamala
Dame fm:
Kitty (Mookee)

Born: 1965
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:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bowie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Oklahoma City Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 January 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13537. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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