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

♂ 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 - 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

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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Location


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 7 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. Bowie born 2013-08-05
  5. Casey born 1971
  6. Rasha born 1971
  7. Romeo born 1993-01-10


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

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 ancestral Pedigree:
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Colonel Tusk (Boy)

Sire (f):
Buke

Born: 1969

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Dame m:
Whimpy

Born: 1970

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Comments / pictures

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

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Colonel Tusk (Boy), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1761. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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