Big Boy an Asian elephant at Culiacan Zoo


♂ Big Boy


HTTP code: 200 image is inline deepink from an external server, inline linking does not directly infringe copyright but can be removed on request.

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:Culiacan Zoo, in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2021-04-07Culiacan Zoo
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
Google map
Random literature
Description

Location


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

Big Boy arrived Culiacan Zoo 2021-04-07, relocated from Fuentes Gasca Bros circus, in Mexico.

In Culiacan Zoo, 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 pedigree:
P I II III

Big Boy

Sire:
Vance (Matt)

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

Dame:
Sid (Sue)

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


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, an Asian elephant at Culiacan Zoo in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4254. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:


Links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

    Search more on the web for Big Boy

    (The name Big Boy is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

  • elephant-news.com
  • Asianelephant.net
  • Billboard
  • Buckles Blog
  • circushistory.org
  • Elephant_Commentator
  • Elefanten-Fotolexikon.eu
  • elefanten.wikia
  • Google Internet search
  • Google Books
  • ZooChat



  • Categories1983 births | Elephants from Culiacan Zoo | Mexico | Single living | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2021-04-08 13:44:37


    Elephant Encyclopedia and database
    ELEPHANT
    ENCYCLOPEDIA

    Established 1995
    ELEPHANT
    DATABASE
    Established 2006
    Search for keywords
    Your ip: 34.237.52.11