Beco at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Male Asian elephant Beco at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Beco. Columbus Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Beco
ID Number:   SSP Number: 657 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 8 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivedColumbus Zoo and Aquarium 2009-03-27
Born:2009-03-27 captive-born in
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 138.00 kgs, 303.60 lbs
Parents: Coco (Sultan) x Phoebe (Washti, Vahdi)
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 (Washti, Vahdi):
  1. 1993-11-16 -- † 1993-11-16 (F) miscarriage
  2. 1999-10-21(M) George
  3. 2004-04-16(M) Bodhi
Becos pedigree:
P I II III

Beco

Sire:
Coco (Sultan)

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Phoebe (Washti, Vahdi)

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

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