|☨ Onyx (Big Mac)||ID Number:||SSP Number: 104 -|
|Species:||Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)|
|Sex and age:||Male ♂ 40 years old|
|Body height:||3.08 meter, 10.1 feet|
|Body weight:||5454.55 kg, 12000.00 lbs|
|Dead date:||† 2002-05-22|
|Death reason:||disease: intestinal rupture|
|Location:||Dickerson Park Zoo|
|Arrival||Dickerson Park Zoo 1980-09-26|
from ARC (Murray Hill-Arlan Seidon)
ARC (Murray Hill-Arlan Seidon) 1965-08-09
from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
|Born:||* 1962 wild India|
|Offspring, year of birth, year of death:|
Total: 12 babies
|Document updated||2009-01-23: Death|
2010-11-12: height and weight
|Onyx was born in the Assam Valley in northern India. Onyx, Tory and Dutchess, presented by Murray Hill, performed as a three act known as the "Mitie Mites." The combined weight of the group did not exceed one thousand pounds at one point.|
In June 1984, Onyx was transported to the Fort Worth Zoo for several days.
In February 1982, Onyx weighed 7580 pounds.
In April 1983, Onyx measured 10'1" tall at the shoulder, a length of 128 inches, a girth of 183 inches, a skull width of 33.5 inches, a front foot circumference of 50 inches and back foot circumference of 46 inches.
In May 2002, Onyx weighed 12000 pounds.
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Onyx (Big Mac), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Dickerson Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=623. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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