Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Antonio Zoo in United States

♀ Lucky


SSP nr226


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 62 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Antonio Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1962-04-05San Antonio Zoo
from Bucky Steele

1961-10-25Bucky Steele
from Brookfield Zoo

1960-05-10Brookfield Zoo
from Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)

Record history
History of updates2009-03-03:�Single elephant RE
2010-01-17:�Birth, Previous locations, Text RE
2013-07-11: Link RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Lucky is a living single Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the San Antonio Zoo, in United States.

Lucky arrived in 1962-04-05 to the San Antonio Zoo, relocated from the Bucky Steele, in United States.

Lucky lives together with 1 other elephants at the San Antonio Zoo:
  1. Nicole born 1976

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Lucky was born wild 1960.

Comments / pictures

In December 1992, a keeper was leading Ginny, Lucky and Alport to the elephant exhibit when Ginny attacked and killed the man. The elephant program subsequently made the transition to protected contact.

Article and Image: "The Father's Photographs - San Antonio Zoo" at ShowMe Elephants
Article: "Studbook Mysteries - Seabury" at ShowMe Elephants

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Lucky, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Antonio Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 October 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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