Sheba (Buki)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Buffalo Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sheba (Buki)  dead elephant


SSP nr24


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Born:* 1958 wild
Birth place: in Thailand unspecified location
Dead: 2009-09-28
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Buffalo Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2008-07-15Buffalo Zoo
from Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

2008-04-15Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
from Buffalo Zoo

1984-08-21Buffalo Zoo
from Cristiani Brothers Circus

Cristiani Brothers Circus
from Charlie Kelton

1963-00-00Charlie Kelton
from Cristiani-Wallace Brothers Circus

1961-00-00Cristiani-Wallace Brothers Circus 1961-00-00
from Remo & Irene Cristiani

Remo & Irene Cristiani
from Catskill Game Farm

1959-00-00Catskill Game Farm
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2009-01-26: Name, Management
2009-01-26: book
2009-09-13: ailing
2009-09-28: death
2011-08-26: Arrival date RE
2012-10-23: prev loc

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Sheba (Buki) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2009-09-28 at Buffalo Zoo, in United States, .


Sheba (Buki) was born wild 1958 at Thailand unspecified location.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Sheba (Buki), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Buffalo Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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