Beco an Asian elephant at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium



♂ Beco
Beco. Columbus Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Beco. Columbus Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Ben Whitebread

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (657)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-03-27 captive-born
Birth place: in Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Birth weight 138.00 kgs, 303.60 lbs

Parents: Coco (Sultan) x ♀ Phoebe
Locations
Present / last location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of Arrival

2009-03-27Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Document updated2009-03-28: New elephant RE

2009-05-11: Name, Text RE

2009-08-11: Image RE

2010-10-18: Management RE

2010-11-20: SSP RE
2018-06-20: link to EleWiki submitted
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Location


Beco is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States.

Beco arrived in Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 2009-03-27,

In Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Beco lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Connie born 1973
  2. ,
  3. Phoebe born 1987-05-15
  4. ,
  5. Hank born 1988-01-16
  6. ,
  7. Rudy born 2002-01-29
  8. ,
  9. Sundara born 2008-11-09
  10. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Beco was born captive-born 2009-03-27 in Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Parentage


Parents of Beco are: ♂ Coco (Sultan) (father) and ♀ Phoebe (mother).


Siblings through the father Coco (Sultan):

  1. 1999-02-15 -- † 1999-02-15 (M) stillborn
  2. 2004-04-16(M) Bodhi

Siblings through the mother Phoebe:

  1. 1993-11-16 - † 1993-11-16 (F) miscarriage
  2. 1999-10-21(M) George
  3. 2004-04-16(M) Bodhi
  4. 2018-12-06 - † 2018-12-26 (F) Ellie

Pedigree


Becos pedigree:
P I II III

Beco

Sire:
Coco (Sultan)

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Phoebe

Sire:
Motek
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Warda
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

Beco was named following a "Name the Baby" through a combination of the names of the calf's parents, Phoebe and Coco.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Beco, an Asian at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4695. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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