Beco
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States

♂ Beco
Beco. Columbus Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Beco. Columbus Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Ben Whitebread

Identification

SSP nr657

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 12 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-03-27 captive-born
Birth place: in Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Birth weight 138.00 kgs, 303.60 lbs

Parents: Coco (Sultan) x ♀ Phoebe
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of arrival

2009-03-27Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Record history
History of updates2009-03-28: New elephant RE

2009-05-11: Name, Text RE

2009-08-11: Image RE

2010-10-18: Management RE

2010-11-20: SSP RE
2018-06-20: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Beco is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States.

Beco arrived in 2009-03-27 to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Beco lives together with 6 other elephants at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium:

  1. Connie born 1973
  2. Frankie born 2021-06-17
  3. Hank born 1988-01-16
  4. Phoebe born 1987-05-15
  5. Rudy born 2002-01-29
  6. Sundara born 2008-11-09

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Beco was born captive-born 2009-03-27 at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Parentage


Parents of Beco are: ♂ Coco (Sultan) (father) and ♀ Phoebe (mother).

Siblings through the father Coco (Sultan):

  1. 1999-02-15 -- † 1999-02-15 (M) stillborn
  2. 2004-04-16(M) Bodhi

Siblings through the mother Phoebe:

  1. 1993-11-16 - † 1993-11-16 (F) miscarriage
  2. 1999-10-21(M) George
  3. 2004-04-16(M) Bodhi
  4. 2018-12-06 - † 2018-12-26 (F) Ellie
  5. 2021-06-17(M) Frankie

Pedigree


Becos ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Beco

Sire (f):
Coco (Sultan)

Born: 1971

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Phoebe

Born: 1987-05-15

Sire mf:
Motek

Born: 1960
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Warda

Born: 1958
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

Beco was named following a "Name the Baby" through a combination of the names of the calf's parents, Phoebe and Coco.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Beco, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4695. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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