Lucky an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Antonio Zoo

Lucky
ID Number:   SSP Number: 226 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 60 years old
Status:single
Management:Protected contact
Location:San Antonio Zoo
ArrivalSan Antonio Zoo 1962-04-05 from Bucky Steele
Bucky Steele 1961-10-25
from Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield Zoo 1960-05-10
from Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)
Born:* 1960 wild Thailand
Document updated2009-03-03:�Single elephant RE
2010-01-17:�Birth, Previous locations, Text RE
2013-07-11: Link RE
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

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Koehl, D., (2020). Lucky, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Antonio Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3090. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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