Buke
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bucky Steele in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Buke  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr201

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 33 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2002-11-01
Death reason: killed: shot
Offspring
Total: 9 babies

1. Born 1978
(dead † 1978)
unknown

2. Born 1978-02-01
(dead † 1978-02-01)
stillborn SSP id: 206

3. Born 1981-10-22
(dead † 1983-05-01)
Shoney SSP id: 266

4. Born 1991-04-04 Colonel Tusk (Boy) SSP id: 327

5. Born 1994-04-11
(dead † 1994-04-11)
Maya SSP id: 354

6. Born 1996
(dead † 1996-00-00)
stillborn SSP id: 748

7. Born 1998-09-06
(dead † 2004-04-12)
Baby Jennie SSP id: 616

8. Born 1999-03
(dead † 1999-03)
none

9. Born 2003-08-20 Obert SSP id: 615
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bucky Steele, in United States

Date of arrival

1995-07-26Bucky Steele
from Fort Worth Zoo

1993-01-28Fort Worth Zoo
from African Lion Safari (Ontario)

1983-04-10African Lion Safari (Ontario)
from Bucky Steele

Record history
History of updates2009-01-25: Death RE
2009-01-30: Birth RE
2012-05-16: Text RE

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

† Buke is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2002-11-01 at Bucky Steele, in United States, . Official death reason described as shot.

Offspring


Total: 9 babies

  1. (unknown) 1978 -- † 1978 unknown
  2. (M) 1978-02-01 -- † 1978-02-01 stillborn SSP id: 206
  3. (M) 1981-10-22 -- † 1983-05-01 Shoney SSP id: 266
  4. (M) 1991-04-04 Colonel Tusk (Boy) SSP id: 327
  5. (F) 1994-04-11 -- † 1994-04-11 Maya SSP id: 354
  6. (F) 1996 -- † 1996-00-00 stillborn SSP id: 748
  7. (F) 1998-09-06 -- † 2004-04-12 Baby Jennie SSP id: 616
  8. (F) 1999-03 -- † 1999-03 none
  9. (M) 2003-08-20 Obert SSP id: 615

Origin


Buke was born wild 1969.


Comments / pictures

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Endangered Ark Foundation - Breeding Program," 05/16/2012

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Buke, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bucky Steele in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=747. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
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