Big Boy an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Knoxville Zoo

☨ Big Boy
ID Number:   SSP Number: 93 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Dead date: 1988-02-15
Death reason: euthanised: musculoskeletal mechanical abnormality
Location:Knoxville Zoo
ArrivalKnoxville Zoo 1972-11-10
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)
Born:* 1970 wild
Capture: 1971,
Document updated2008-12-26: New elephant

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Big Boy, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Knoxville Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4473. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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  • Ryan Easley, USA

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