Colonel Tusk (Boy) an Asian elephant at Fort Worth Zoo


♂ Colonel Tusk (Boy)

Identification

SSP nr327

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 30 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1991-04-04 captive-born
Birth place: in African Lion Safari

Parents: Buke x ♀ Whimpy
Locations
Present / last location:Fort Worth Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-00-00Fort Worth Zoo
from Endangered Ark Foundation
Endangered Ark Foundation
from Carson and Barnes Circus
Carson and Barnes Circus 1995-06-00
from Bucky Steele
Bucky Steele 1993-06-25
from African Lion Safari

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2013-05-24: transfer
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Description

Location


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

Colonel Tusk (Boy) arrived Fort Worth Zoo 2013-00-00, relocated from Endangered Ark Foundation, in United States.

In Fort Worth Zoo, Colonel Tusk (Boy) 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. Bowie born 2013-08-05
  8. ,
  9. Casey born 1971
  10. ,
  11. Rasha born 1971
  12. ,
  13. Romeo born 1993-01-10
  14. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Colonel Tusk (Boy) was born captive-born 1991-04-04 at African Lion Safari.

Parentage


Parents of Colonel Tusk (Boy) are: ♂ Buke (father) and ♀ Whimpy (mother).


Siblings through the father Buke:

  1. 1978 -- † 1978 (unknown) unknown
  2. 1978-02-01 -- † 1978-02-01 (M) stillborn
  3. 1981-10-22 -- † 1983-05-01 (M) Shoney
  4. 1994-04-11 -- † 1994-04-11 (F) Maya
  5. 1996 -- † 1996-00-00 (F) stillborn
  6. 1998-09-06 -- † 2004-04-12 (F) Baby Jennie
  7. 1999-03 -- † 1999-03 (F) none
  8. 2003-08-20(M) Obert

Siblings through the mother Whimpy:

  1. 1981-10-22 - † 1983-05-01 (M) Shoney
  2. 1994-02-27(F) Natasha
  3. 2007-04-27(F) Val
  4. 2011-04-25(M) Hugo
  5. 2015-07-28(F) Dory Marie
  6. 2020-08-02(M) Cameron Lee

Pedigree


Colonel Tusk (Boy)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Whimpy

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Comments / pictures

Article and Image: "Sparks Casino - Angel" at ShowMe Elephants



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Colonel Tusk (Boy), 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=1761. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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