Colonel Tusk (Boy) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Fort Worth Zoo

Colonel Tusk (Boy)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 327 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Fort Worth Zoo
ArrivalFort Worth Zoo 2013-00-00
from Endangered Ark Foundation
Endangered Ark Foundation
from Carson and Barnes Circus
Carson and Barnes Circus 1995-06-00
from Bucky Steele
Bucky Steele 1993-06-25
from African Lion Safari
Born:* 1991-04-04 captive-born
in African Lion Safari
Parents: Buke x Whimpy
Siblings through the father Buke:
  1. 1978 -- † 1978 (unknown) unknown
  2. 1978-02-01 -- † 1978-02-01 (M) stillborn
  3. 1981-10-22 -- † 1983-05-01 (M) Shoney
  4. 1994-04-11 -- † 1994-04-11 (F) Maya
  5. 1996 -- † 1996-00-00 (F) stillborn
  6. 1998-09-06 -- † 2004-04-12 (F) Baby Jennie
  7. 1999-03 -- † 1999-03 (F) none
  8. 2003-08-20(M) Obert
Siblings through the mother Whimpy:
  1. 1981-10-22 -- † 1983-05-01 (M) Shoney
  2. 1994-02-27(F) Natasha
  3. 2007-04-27(F) Val
  4. 2011-04-25(M) Hugo
  5. 2015-07-28(F) Dory Marie
  6. 2020-08-02(M) Cameron Lee
Colonel Tusk (Boy)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Whimpy

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Document updated2009-01-26: Previous locations RE
2009-02-06:�Previous locations RE
2009-04-09:�Management RE
2013-05-24: transfer
2013-07-26: Article RE
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Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Colonel Tusk (Boy), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1761. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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