Marineland aquarium, West Beach, South Australia
|Died||2 September 2009|
Adelaide Zoo, Adelaide, South Australia
Mr Percival (1976 - 2 September 2009) was an Australian pelican, noted for his appearance in the 1976 Australian film Storm Boy. He was one of three trained pelicans used in the film, based on the novel of the same name. He lived at the Marineland aquarium until it closed in 1988, then at the Adelaide Zoo. Mr Percival, whose zoo name was Gringo, fathered seven chicks with partner Alto, the last in 2007. He died of old age on 2 September 2009.
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