Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Shoney at Bucky Steele


 ☨ ♂ Shoney  
Alternative name:Shoni, Showney, Shoshani

Identification

SSP nr266

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1981-10-22 captive-born
Birth place: in Bucky Steele

Parents: Buke x ♀ Whimpy
Death
Dead: 1983-05-01
Death reason: disease: herpes virus?
Locations
Present / last location:Bucky Steele, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-10-22Bucky Steele

Document updated2009-01-30: SSP, Death RE
2012-05-16: Birth, Previous locations, Text RE
2018-03-04: Text, corrected birth year
2018-12-01: herpes?
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Description

† Shoney is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Bucky Steele, in United States, from disease 1983-05-01. Official death reason described as herpes virus?. (see detailed list).

Origin


Shoney was born captive-born 1981-10-22 at Bucky Steele.

Parentage


Parents of Shoney are: ♂ Buke (father) and ♀ Whimpy (mother).


Siblings through the father Buke:

  1. 1978 -- † 1978 (unknown) unknown
  2. 1978-02-01 -- † 1978-02-01 (M) stillborn
  3. 1991-04-04(M) Colonel Tusk (Boy)
  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. 1991-04-04(M) Colonel Tusk (Boy)
  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

Pedigree


Shoneys ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Shoney

Sire:
Buke

Born: 1969
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Whimpy

Born: 1970
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Comments / pictures


An Asiatic male elephant was born at Bucky Steele's facilities in Texas, at 5:55 a.m. on Oct. 22nd. The new arrival has been named "Showney" and is
1 68 IDS and 34 3/i in. high. His parents are Wimpey and Buke


Circus report 44, November 2, 1981



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Shoney, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bucky Steele in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1767. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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