Boy an Asian elephant at Kiev Zoo
☨ ♂ Boy Photo: Anna Westbury, Kiev Zoo Species: Asian elephant ( Elephas maximus) Sex and age: Male ♂ 41 years old Id number EEP Number: 7002 Body height: 3.30
feet People killed: 2 Origin Born: * 1969 unknown Birth place: Death Dead date: † 2010-04-26 Death reason: unknown: poisoned? Offspring Total: 1 babies 1. Born 1985-05-23 (dead † 1987) ♂ Kij EEP id: 8501 Locations Present / last location: Kiev Zoo, in Ukraine Date of Arrival 1972-12-07 from Zoocentrum Moskwa (Objed) Zoocentrum Moskwa (Objed) 1972-12-01 from USSR Government Circus USSR Government Circus 1970-00-00 from Zoocentrum Moskwa (Objed) Document updated 2009-12-09: Shoulder-height, date of arrival in Kiev, birth status, transfer to PC from NC.
2010-04-26: death, poisoned
2010-04-28: not poisoned? Investigation
2012-02-29: corrected height
2018-05-22: link to EleWiki submitted Google map Random literature Bio † Boy is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, ( Elephas maximus), who died at Kiev Zoo, in Ukraine, from unknown reasons in 2010-04-26, 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, (2020). Boy, an Asian at Kiev Zoo in Ukraine. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at 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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