38th Annual Elephant Managers Association Conference And Workshop

2017-10-02 - Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, United States.

The Elephant Managers Association (EMA) announced the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium as their 38th Annual Conference Host during the 2016 EMA Conference closing ceremonies last October. Since then staff at the Columbus Zoo and the EMA Board of Directors have begun preliminary planning to produce a premier gathering of leaders among the elephant management community to be held October 2-6th.

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Two Florida elephants pack their trunks, move to Columbus Zoo

2016-11-29 - Columbus, United States.

Asian elephant sisters Rudy, 14, and Sunny, 8, are moving to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium from the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in Florida. Any offspring born of Rudy or Sunny would belong the zoo, and would be used as a part of the American Zoological Association´s Species Survival Plan.

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Columbus Zoo Mixes Animals and Books

2010-08-12 - Columbus, United States.

Beco’s Big Year: A Baby Elephant Turns One by Linda Stanek, about the first year in the life of a baby Asian elephant. Both titles were released with 10,000-copy first print runs, half in hardcover, half in paper. The books are currently available at Columbus Zoo gift shops, local bookstores, and online.

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Beco plays with a "boomer ball" at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Beco"s a big boy now. Zoo"s elephant turning 6 months old, and 792 pounds

2009-09-26 - Columbus, United States. KATHY LYNN GRAY

Beco the elephant will be 6 months old Sunday, and his popularity has diminished little since his surprising birth at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on March 27.
Instead of the usual middle-of-the-night delivery, mother Phoebe dropped Beco during the day in the outdoor elephant yard before a few lucky visitors.

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Baby elephant no longer nameless

2009-05-10 - Columbus, Ohio, United States.

The baby elephant born March 27 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium now has a name: Beco. Zoo officials said the name -- pronounced BEE-co -- received 6,064 votes, almost half of the 12,783 votes cast. The name was announced this afternoon. Melanie Celello of Westerville was named the grand-prize winner after her name was drawn out of a hat. She and two others submitted Beco, which is a combination of the names of the baby's parents, Phoebe and Coco. Celello wins a one-year zoo membership and other...

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Cleveland elephants Moshi and Martika pal around at the Columbus Zoo, their home for the next year and a half.

Columbus Zoo hosts eight elephants, including three "visiting" from Cleveland

2009-05-08 - Columbus, Ohio, United States. Susan Glaser/Plain Dealer Reporter

Pack up your herd of elephant enthusiasts -- there's a pachyderm party going on this spring in the state capital. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has become a major large-mammal meeting place, with eight elephants under one roof. Among the inhabitants: the three African elephants from Cleveland, temporarily relocated downstate while their digs here are redone. And the newest addition: a calf, as yet unnamed, born March 27 to mom Phoebe, an Asian elephant and longtime Columbus Zoo resident. The mal...

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Elephant baby on board

2009-03-01 - Columbus, Ohio, United States. Kathy Lynn Gray, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH

Think your pregnancy was tough?
Imagine it lasting 22 months and ending with the delivery of a 300-pound baby.
That's the reality for Phoebe, the Asian elephant who's about to deliver her second calf at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
But although the gestation period is long and the baby huge, Phoebe's not unlike pregnant humans in many ways.
She has gained a bit too much weight, for one thing, said assistant curator Harry Peachey, who is in charge of the elephants. A...

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Holding On Two of the Buffalo Zoo elephants hold trunks as 2 On Your Side presents a check for funds raised from online auctions to benefit the zoo´s Elephant House.

Buffalo Zoo Elephants Meet the Public in Columbus

2008-05-01 - Columbus, United States. Maria Sisti

Visitors to the Columbus Zoo got their first look on Tuesday at three female Asian elephants from the Buffalo Zoo. Buki, Surapa and Jothi took up temporary quarters earlier this month at the 40,000-square-foot elephant exhibit in Columbus while the Buffalo Zoo's Elephant House undergoes an expansion. Zookeepers had kept them quarantined for two weeks after their long road trip.

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2008-01-06 - Columbus, United States.

METTLER TOLEDO takes pride in proving their competence in making laboratory balances safer and easier by offering innovations that will provide solutions in both routine and special laboratory practices and needs. So, to prove the durability of their 64 kg precision balance they put it to the test by inviting an elephant to stand on it. As you can see on the video, a 3 ½ ton-elephant did not damage our XP precision balance thanks to Overload Protection, a feature that protects from excess weigh...

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Columbus Zoo Investigates Elephant Death

2005-08-17 - Columbus, United States.

A jumbo-sized loss for the Columbus Zoo, which is reporting the death of a seven-year-old Asian elephant. The zoo says Ganesh was found dead in his stall this morning when his keeper arrived for work. The cause of death wasn't immediately known. The animal had been on loan from Cincinnati's zoo, where he was born in 1998. He was moved up the road to Columbus in 2003 after becoming difficult to handle. The Columbus zoo is said to have better facilities for male elephants. It also has four other ...

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6 Headlines about Elephants from Columbus2016-11-29 - Columbus, United States - Two Florida elephants pack their trunks, move to Columbus Zoo 2010-08-12 - Columbus, United States - Columbus Zoo Mixes Animals and Books 2009-09-26 - Columbus, United States - Beco"s a big boy now. Zoo"s elephant turning 6 months old, and 792 pounds 2008-05-01 - Columbus, United States - Buffalo Zoo Elephants Meet the Public in Columbus 2008-01-06 - Columbus, United States - 2005-08-17 - Columbus, United States - Columbus Zoo Investigates Elephant Death

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