Beco an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Beco at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Beco. Columbus Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Ben Whitebread
Beco
ID Number:   SSP Number: 657 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivalColumbus Zoo and Aquarium 2009-03-27
Born:* 2009-03-27 captive-born
in Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 138.00 kgs, 303.60 lbs
Parents: Coco (Sultan) x Phoebe
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
Becos pedigree:
P I II III

Beco

Sire:
Coco (Sultan)

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Dame:
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Dame:
Phoebe

Sire:
Motek
Sire:
Dame:
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Warda
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Document updated2009-03-28: 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
Beco was named following a "Name the Baby" through a combination of the names of the calf's parents, Phoebe and Coco.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Beco, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4695. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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