Shoney an Asian elephant at Bucky Steele

 ☨ ♂ Shoney  
Alternative name:Shoni, Showney, Shoshani
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (266)
Origin
Born:* 1981-10-22 captive-born in Bucky Steele

Parents: Buke x ♀ Whimpy
Death
Dead date: 1983-05-01
Death reason: disease: herpes virus?
Locations
Present / last location:Bucky Steele, in United States

Date of Arrival

1981-10-22Bucky Steele

Document updated2009-01-30: SSP, Death RE
2012-05-16: Birth, Previous locations, Text RE
2018-03-04: Text, corrected birth year
2018-12-01: herpes?
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† Shoney is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Bucky Steele, in United States, disease in 1983-05-01, herpes virus?(see detailed list).

Origin


Shoney was born captive-born 1981-10-22 in Bucky Steele.

Parentage


Parents of Shoney 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. 1991-04-04(M) Colonel Tusk (Boy)
  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. 1991-04-04(M) Colonel Tusk (Boy)
  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


Shoneys pedigree:
P I II III

Shoney

Sire:
Buke

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Dame:
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Dame:
Whimpy

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An Asiatic male elephant was born at Bucky Steele's facilities in Texas, at 5:55 a.m. on Oct. 22nd. The new arrival has been named "Showney" and is
1 68 IDS and 34 3/i in. high. His parents are Wimpey and Buke


Circus report 44, November 2, 1981



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Shoney, an Asian at Bucky Steele in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1767. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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