Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Bowie 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 - owners
Present / last location:Fort Worth Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2013-08-05Fort 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 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 as alive in this database:

  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 also a more detailed list with the elephants 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(F) Jazmine
    2. 2018-05-04(M) Thorn

    Pedigree


    Bowies ancestral Pedigree:
    P I II III

    Bowie

    Sire (f):
    Samson

    Born: 1998-05-04

    Sire ff:
    Calvin (Chanda)

    Born: 1986-08-11
    Dead: 2015-10-22
    Sire fff:
    Bandara
    Dame ffm:
    Kamala
    Dame fm:
    Kitty (Mookee)

    Born: 1965
    Dead: 2016
    Sire fmf:
    Dame fmm:

    Dame m:
    Bluebonnet

    Born: 1998-12-16
    Dead: 2016

    Sire mf:
    Groucho

    Born: 1971
    Dead: 2016
    Sire mff:
    Dame mfm:
    Dame mm:
    Rasha

    Born: 1971
    Dead: 2016
    Sire mmf:
    Dame mmm:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bowie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fort Worth Zoo in United+States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13537. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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