Bowie an Asian elephant at Fort Worth Zoo


♂ Bowie

Identification

SSP nr758

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 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
Present / last location:Fort Worth Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-08-05Fort Worth Zoo

Document updated2013-09-15:�birth weight

2014-02-05:�father

2014-06-16:�AI

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

Location


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

Bowie arrived Fort Worth Zoo 2013-08-05,

In Fort Worth Zoo, Bowie lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Angel born 1988-12-30
  2. ,
  3. Belle (Bluebelle) born 2013-07-07
  4. ,
  5. Bluebonnet born 1998-12-16
  6. ,
  7. Casey born 1971
  8. ,
  9. Colonel Tusk (Boy) born 1991-04-04
  10. ,
  11. Rasha born 1971
  12. ,
  13. Romeo born 1993-01-10
  14. , (see detailed list).

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(F) Jazmine
  2. 2018-05-04(M) Thorn

Pedigree


Bowies pedigree:
P I II III

Bowie

Sire:
Samson

Sire:
Calvin (Chanda)
Sire:
Bandara
Dame:
Kamala
Dame:
Kitty (Mookee)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Bluebonnet

Sire:
Groucho
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Rasha
Sire:
Dame:



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bowie, an Asian elephant at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13537. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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