Luke (Sabu)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini) in United States

♂ Luke (Sabu)



Identification

SSP nr261

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 36 years old
Status:castrated
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1985-11-24 captive-born
Birth place: in Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Parents: Vance (Matt) x ♀ Tilly
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini), in United States

Date of arrival

1990-06-28Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini)
from Lowry Park Zoo

1986-10-13Lowry Park Zoo
from Lowry Park Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Record history
History of updates2009-01-23: Management
2009-11-27: Castrated, Previous locations

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Luke (Sabu) is a living castrated Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located with the private owner Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini), in United States.

Luke (Sabu) arrived in 1990-06-28 to Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini), relocated from Lowry Park Zoo, in United States.

Luke (Sabu) lives together with 6 other elephants at the private owner Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini):
  1. Bunny II born 1972
  2. Marie born 1973
  3. Patty
  4. Roxie born 1965
  5. Shell born 1966
  6. Tika


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Luke (Sabu) was born captive-born 1985-11-24 at Roman Schmitt Busch Garden.

Parentage


Parents of Luke (Sabu) are: ♂ Vance (Matt) (father) and ♀ Tilly (mother).

Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):

  1. 1983-09-09(M) Big Boy
  2. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  3. 1984-02-02(M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  4. 1987-01-22(M) Bo
  5. 1987-04-02 -- † 2006 (M) Ceasar
  6. 1987-10-10 -- † 2009-05-15 (M) Ned (Indy, India)
  7. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  8. 1988-12-30(F) Angel
  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

Pedigree


Luke (Sabu)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Luke (Sabu)

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Vance (Matt)

Born: 1963

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Dame m:
Tilly

Born: 1960

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Comments / pictures

2007-07-17, Elephant News: Elephants are key part of upcoming circus

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Luke (Sabu), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1871. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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