Lucky an Asian elephant at San Antonio Zoo


♀ Lucky
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 60 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (226)
Status:single
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:San Antonio Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival

1962-04-05San Antonio Zoo
from Bucky Steele
Bucky Steele 1961-10-25
from Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield Zoo 1960-05-10
from Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)

Document updated2009-03-03:�Single elephant RE
2010-01-17:�Birth, Previous locations, Text RE
2013-07-11: Link RE
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Description

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Lucky is a single Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in San Antonio Zoo, in United States.

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

In San Antonio Zoo, Lucky lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Karen born 1969
  2. ,
  3. Nicole born 1976
  4. , (see detailed list).

Origin


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Lucky, an Asian at San Antonio Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3090. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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