Sammy at Parc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Sammy at Parc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza)

Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
† Sammy
ID Number:EEP Number: 9204 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Dead date: 2009-10-29
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Parc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza)
ArrivedParc Paradisio (Pairi Daiza) 2009-07-02
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 2007-10-15
from Amersfoort Zoo
Amersfoort Zoo 1993-05-11
from Paris Zoo Vincennes
Born:1992-03-27 captive-born in
Paris Zoo Vincennes
Parents: Siam x Billy
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 2007-04-03 -- † 2007-04-03 killed, EEP nr: 200702
Siblings through the father Siam:
  1. 1963-02-15 -- † 1994-12-23 (M) Sahib Fridolin
  2. 1965-08-04 -- † 1984-06-21 (F) Madura
  3. 1972-06-17 -- † 1972-06-17 () stillborn
  4. 1972-08-13 -- † 1972-08-13 (F) stillborn
  5. 1976-03-13 -- † 1976-08 (F) August
  6. 1978-06-21(M) Kim
  7. 1982-06-12 -- † 2000-04-16 (F) Kuala
  8. 1987-03-28 -- † 1987-04-21 (F) Lola
  9. 1989-02-28 -- † 1997-09-25 (M) John (Ben)
  10. 1990-03-31 -- † 2000-06-19 (M) Poona (Salem)
  11. 1993-10-01(F) Nina
  12. 1996-03-17 -- † 1996-03-17 (F) stillborn (twin)
  13. 1996-07-01 -- † 1996-07-01 (M) stillborn (twin)
  14. 1998-05-04(M) Thisiam
Siblings through the mother Billy:
  1. 1976-03-13 -- † 1976-08 (F) August
  2. 1978-06-21(M) Kim
  3. 1982-06-12 -- † 2000-04-16 (F) Kuala
  4. 1987-03-28 -- † 1987-04-21 (F) Lola
  5. 1989-02-28 -- † 1997-09-25 (M) John (Ben)
Sammys pedigree:
P I II III

Sammy

Sire:
Siam

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Billy

Sire:
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Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2009-07-07: transfer to Belgium

2009-10-29: death

2012-09-02: corr transfer date
2018-05-04: link to EleWiki submitted
Contradictory records:
EEG state date of birth 26th of March


Sources, among others

  • http://hln.be/hln/nl/2/Kanaal-Reizen/article/detail/1022760/2009/10/29/Olifant-Sammy-overleden-in-Parc-Paradisio.dhtml
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Martijn Fabrie, Netherlands
  • Erland Wadsten, Sweden

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