Siporex at Hannover Zoo

† Siporex
ID Number:EEP Number: 6610 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 33 years
Dead date: 1999-11-23
Death reason: anesthesia: foot problemss
Location:Hannover Zoo
ArrivedHannover Zoo 1973-10-03
from Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have) 1966-06-21
from
Born:1966-06-21 captive-born in
Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
Body height (m and feet): 3.24 meter, 10.6 feet
Parents: Frank x Lene (Lena)
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1985-02-18 -- † 1985-02-18 stillborn, EEP nr: 8512
Siporex´s pedigree:
P I II III

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Lene (Lena)

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Siporex was sponsored from the concrete factory SIPOREX in Denmark

1988-06-16: While he was still in free-contact, Siporex attacked the head elephantkeeper Rolf Amelung badly during training performance. After this he was kept off-hand, and got worse feet.

According to Rolf Amelung he was about 3,24 meters high by shoulders.

Records about Siporex was updated
2012-02-29: 

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