Shoney
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bucky Steele in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Shoney  dead elephant
Alternative name: Shoni, Showney, Shoshani

Identification

SSP nr266

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1981-10-22 captive-born
Birth place: in Bucky Steele

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

Date of arrival

1981-10-22Bucky Steele
Record history
History of updates2009-01-30: SSP, Death RE
2012-05-16: Birth, Previous locations, Text RE
2018-03-04: Text, corrected birth year
2018-12-01: herpes?

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Shoney is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1983-05-01 at Bucky Steele, in United States, . Official death reason described as herpes virus?.

Origin


Shoney was born captive-born 1981-10-22 at 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 ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Shoney

Sire (f):
Buke

Born: 1969

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Dame m:
Whimpy

Born: 1970

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Comments / pictures


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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shoney, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bucky Steele in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1767. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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