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Colonel Tusk (Boy)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Fort Worth Zoo in United States

♂ Colonel Tusk (Boy)


SSP nr327


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1991-04-04 captive-born
Birth place: in African Lion Safari (Ontario)

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

Date of arrival

2013-00-00Fort Worth Zoo
from Endangered Ark Foundation

Endangered Ark Foundation
from Carson and Barnes Circus

1995-06-00Carson and Barnes Circus
from Bucky Steele

1993-06-25Bucky Steele
from African Lion Safari (Ontario)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-26: Previous locations RE
2009-02-06:�Previous locations RE
2009-04-09:�Management RE
2013-05-24: transfer
2013-07-26: Article RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Colonel Tusk (Boy) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Fort Worth Zoo, in United States.

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

Colonel Tusk (Boy) lives together with 8 other elephants at the Fort Worth Zoo:
  1. Angel born 1988-12-30
  2. Belle (Bluebelle) born 2013-07-07
  3. Bluebonnet born 1998-12-16
  4. Brazos born 2021-10-21
  5. Casey born 1971
  6. Rasha born 1971
  7. Romeo born 1993-01-10
  8. Travis born 2023-02-23

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


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


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


Colonel Tusk (Boy)s ancestral Pedigree:

Colonel Tusk (Boy)

Sire (f):

Born: 1969

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Born: 1970

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

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Colonel Tusk (Boy), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1761. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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