Big Boy
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Knoxville Zoo in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♂ Big Boy  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr93

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Origin
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Death
Dead: 1988-02-15
Death reason: euthanised: musculoskeletal mechanical abnormality
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Knoxville Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1972-11-10Knoxville Zoo
from Frank Thompson (Bradenton)

Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

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† Big Boy is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1988-02-15 at Knoxville Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as musculoskeletal mechanical abnormality.

Origin

Big Boy was born wild 1970, captured 1971 .

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Big Boy, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Knoxville Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4473. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1988 deaths | 1970 births | 1971 captures | Elephants from Knoxville Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants


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