Beco
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States

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

Identification

SSP nr657

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
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
Death
Dead: 2022-06-18
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of arrival

2009-03-27Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Record history
History of updates2009-03-28: 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
2022-06-19: Updated as dead

Latest document update2022-06-19 06:41:56
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Biography

† Beco is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2022-06-18 at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States, . Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus.

Origin


Beco was born captive-born 2009-03-27 at 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
  5. 2021-06-17(M) Frankie

Pedigree


Becos ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Beco

Sire (f):
Coco (Sultan)

Born: 1971

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Phoebe

Born: 1987-05-15

Sire mf:
Motek

Born: 1960
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Warda

Born: 1958
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

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



Beco on elephant-news.com

Beco is mentioned on Elephant News:

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Columbus zoo trumpets news of elephant birth - Elephant News
Baby elephant no longer nameless - Elephant News

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Beco, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4695. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Beco mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

Columbus zoo trumpets news of elephant birth - Elephant News
Baby elephant no longer nameless - Elephant News

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