Batyr at Karaganda Zoo

† Batyr
ID Number:EEP Number: 6904 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 24 years old
Dead date: 1993-08-26
Death reason: anesthesia: didn't woke up from sedation after footcare
Location:Karaganda Zoo
ArrivedKaraganda Zoo 1973-12-31
from Almaty Zoo (Alma-Ata Zoo)
Almaty Zoo (Alma-Ata Zoo) 1969-07-23
from
Born:1969-07-23 captive-born in
Almaty Zoo (Alma-Ata Zoo)
Parents: Dubas x Palma
Siblings through the father Dubas:
  1. 1968-05-15 -- † 1968-05-15 (M) killed
  2. 1972-07-19 -- † 1972-07-19 (M) stillborn
  3. 1974-08-26 -- † 1977-08-00 (M) Almas
  4. 1978-04-21(F) Aygul
Siblings through the mother Palma:
  1. 1968-05-15 -- † 1968-05-15 (M) killed
  2. 1972-07-19 -- † 1972-07-19 (M) stillborn
  3. 1974-08-26 -- † 1977-08-00 (M) Almas
  4. 1978-04-21(F) Aygul
Batyrs pedigree:
P I II III

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Palma

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Document updated2008-08-28
Contradictory records:
Because Zoo Alma-Ata stated official birth year 1970-05-24 EEG state this in Documentation I, but this was corrected by Zoo Karaganda in December 1992.
EEG state arrival in Karaganda as to 1974-05-27.

Batyr was rejected from the mother and hand-reared as calf. Batyr first became famous in 1977 when a nightwatchman reported hearing the eight year old Indian elephant talking to himself.

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