Ceasar at Bowmanville Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Ceasar at Bowmanville Zoo

Caesar & Josh Cowling. Bowmanville Zoo 04/2006. © Josh Cowling
† Ceasar
ID Number:   SSP Number: 274 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Status:castrated
Dead date: 2006
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Bowmanville Zoo
ArrivedBowmanville Zoo 2001-05-11
from Trunks and Humps (Bill Swain)
Trunks and Humps (Bill Swain) 1988-03-09
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Roman Schmitt Busch Garden 1987-04-02
from
Born:1987-04-02 captive-born in
Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Parents: Vance (Matt) x Minyak
Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):
  1. 1983-09-09(M) Roman
  2. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  3. 1984-02-02(M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  4. 1985-11-24(M) Luke (Sabu)
  5. 1987-01-22(M) Bo (Joe, Kalanan)
  6. 1987-10-10 -- † 2009-05-15 (M) Ned (Indy, India)
  7. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  8. 1988-12-30(F) Angel (Alice)
  9. 1989-07-21 -- † 1989-07-21 (M) stillborn
  10. 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 (M) stillborn
  11. 1990-04-13(F) Karnaudi
  12. 1991-01-06 -- † 1999-04-21 (F) Belle
  13. 1991-12-19 -- † 2016-12-26 (M) Benny (Dumbo)
  14. 1992-04-04(F) Tanya
  15. 1992-04-17 -- † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  16. 1992-05-25(M) Tommy (Mickey)
  17. 1992-10-17 -- † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  18. 1994-08-19 -- † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)
  19. 1994-10-29(F) Bonnie
  20. 1995-02-03 -- † 1999-07-26 (M) Benjamin
  21. 1995-02-19(F) Shirley
  22. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
Siblings through the mother Minyak:
  1. 1983-08-23(F) Tonka (Barbie)
  2. 1992-10-17 -- † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  3. 1994-08-19 -- † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)
Ceasars pedigree:
P I II III

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Vance (Matt)

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Minyak

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Document updated2009-01-01: Image, Source
2009-04-29: Text, Image

"The gentleman standing to the left is Richard "Army" Maguire. The best elephant trainer in my opinion out there. Next to him is one year old Ceasar, seventeen year old Vance than my dad. I wish I had more pics of Army, but when he was around he was trying to teach me things. Which was harder then training the elephant most of the time." //Mike Swain


Ceasar & Benny 1999. Photo: © Mike Swain

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