Chuck an Asian elephant at Denver Zoo


♂ Chuck
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (653)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2008-07-15 captive-born
Birth place: in African Lion Safari
Birth weight 106.82 kgs, 235.00 lbs

Parents: Rex (Bimbo, Barney) x ♀ Mali
Locations
Present / last location:Denver Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-10-08Denver Zoo
from African Lion Safari
African Lion Safari
from Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) 2011-11-08
from African Lion Safari

Document updated2008-12-19: Text RE
2010-11-20: SSP, Birth weight RE
2011-11-10: transferred Syracuse
2018-10-08: transferred Denver
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Chuck is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Denver Zoo, in United States.

Chuck arrived in Denver Zoo 2018-10-08, relocated from African Lion Safari, in Canada.

In Denver Zoo, Chuck lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Billy (Budi) born 2008-02-17
  2. ,
  3. Bodhi born 2004-04-16
  4. ,
  5. Groucho born 1971
  6. ,
  7. Jake born 2009-11-02
  8. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Chuck was born captive-born 2008-07-15 at African Lion Safari.

Parentage


Parents of Chuck are: ♂ Rex (Bimbo, Barney) (father) and ♀ Mali (mother).


Siblings through the father Rex (Bimbo, Barney):

  1. 2005-11-04(F) Opal
  2. 2006-04-13 -- † 2006-04-13 (M) Logan
  3. 2006-04-23(F) Emily
  4. 2009-11-02(M) Jake
  5. 2014-12-22(F) Achara
  6. 2018-10-09(F) Kai

Siblings through the mother Mali:

  1. 2015-05-12 - † 2020-12-11 (M) Batu
  2. 2019-01-15 - † 2020-12-08 (M) Ajay

Pedigree


Chucks pedigree:
P I II III

Chuck

Sire:
Rex (Bimbo, Barney)

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Mali

Sire:
Indy (Butch)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Targa
Sire:
Vance (Matt)
Dame:
Birka


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Chuck, the first 3rd generation birth in North America, was named after Chuck Doyle, the director of the Syracuse zoo and a longtime elephant handler who was instrumental in the success of the Rosamond Gifford breeding program.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Chuck, an Asian at Denver Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3938. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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


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