Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Boy at Kiev Zoo Description † Boy is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (, , who died at Elephas maximus) Kiev Zoo, in Ukraine, 2010-04-26. Official death reason described as poisoned?. (see detailed list). Offspring Total: 1 babies (M) 1985-05-23 -- † 1987 Kij EEP id: 8501 Origin
Boy was born unknown
1969. Comments / pictures Contradictory records:
The EEG stated arrival In Kiev 1972-08-08 is most probably wrong.
2009-12-09: Shoulderheight: 3.45 metres? (not confirmed?).
2009-12-09: Arrival in Kiev 1972-12-07 confirmed. In Kiev listed as captive-born.
2010-04-26: died, according to the Zoo in Kiev, poisoned.
2010-04-27: Some remain skeptical about the poisoning theory.
2010-04-28: Whether Boy, the Kyiv municipal zoos only elephant, died on April 26 from poisoning or simply from poor care, is part of an ongoing investigation.
Is said to have killed 2 keepers and crushed one more.
Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Boy, . Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at Asian elephant ( Elephas maximus) located at Kiev Zoo in Ukraine https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=955. ( archived at the Wayback machine) Sources used for this article is among others:
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Categories 2010 deaths | 1969 births | Breeding bulls | EEP | Elephants from Kiev Zoo | Ukraine | Mankillers | Asian elephants
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