Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Big Boy at Ostok animal sanctuary


♂ Big Boy



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Alternative name:Roman, Conan

Identification

SSP nr257

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Status:castrated
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1983-09-09 captive-born
Birth place: in Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Parents: Vance (Matt) x ♀ Sid (Sue)
Locations
Present / last location:Ostok animal sanctuary, in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2021-07-18Ostok animal sanctuary
from Culiacan Zoo
Culiacan Zoo 2021-04-07
from Fuentes Gasca Bros circus
Fuentes Gasca Bros circus 1994-12-07
from David Blasko
David Blasko 1994-10-20
from Marine World Africa (Redwood shores)
Marine World Africa (Redwood shores) 1985-09-01
from David Blasko
David Blasko 1985-09-00
from Robert Bobby Moore
Robert Bobby Moore 1985-02-00
from Maryland Zoo
Maryland Zoo 1985-02-12
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

Document updated2009-11-27: Castrated
2021-04-08: transferred to Culiacan Zoo
2021-07-20: transferred to sanctuary
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Description

Location


Big Boy is a living castrated Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Ostok animal sanctuary, in Mexico.

Big Boy arrived Ostok animal sanctuary 2021-07-18, relocated from Culiacan Zoo, in Mexico.

In Ostok animal sanctuary, Big Boy lives as single living elephant at this location (see detailed list).

Origin


Big Boy was born captive-born 1983-09-09 at Roman Schmitt Busch Garden.

Parentage


Parents of Big Boy are: ♂ Vance (Matt) (father) and ♀ Sid (Sue) (mother).


Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):

  1. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  2. 1984-02-02(M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  3. 1985-11-24(M) Luke (Sabu)
  4. 1987-01-22(M) Bo (Joe, Kalanan)
  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

Siblings through the mother Sid (Sue):

  1. 1987-01-22(M) Bo (Joe, Kalanan)
  2. 1991-01-06 - † 1999-04-21 (F) Belle
  3. 1994-10-29(F) Bonnie

Pedigree


Big Boys ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Big Boy

Sire:
Vance (Matt)

Born: 1963

Sire:


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Dame:
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Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Sid (Sue)

Born: 1964
Dead:

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Comments / pictures

David Blasko bought from Bobby Moore?
//Joey Ratliff, August 19, 2008, Buckles Blog


Big boy with David Blasko



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Big Boy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ostok animal sanctuary in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4254. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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