Nikolai at Hannover Zoo

Male Asian elephant Nikolai at Hannover Zoo

Nikolai. Artis Zoo 01/2007. Photo: © Peter Stolk
Nikolai
ID Number:EEP Number: 9310 -    SSP Number: 346 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 24 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Hannover Zoo
ArrivedHannover Zoo 2010-03-30
from Amsterdam Artis Zoo
Amsterdam Artis Zoo 2009-09-11
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 2008-04-01
from Amsterdam Artis Zoo
Amsterdam Artis Zoo 2003-09-25
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1999-07-15
from African Lion Safari
Born:1993-05-02 captive-born in
African Lion Safari
Parents: Tusko (Sobik) x Kitty (Mookee)
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 15 babies

  1. (M) 2009-01-10 -- † 2009-01-11 noname, EEP nr: 200901
  2. (F) 2010-05-07 Saphira (Zafira), EEP nr: 201005
  3. (M) 2010-05-11 Nuka, EEP nr: 201006
  4. (M) 2010-07-25 Felix, EEP nr: 201009
  5. (M) 2010-08-06 Dinkar, EEP nr: 201010
  6. (F) 2010-12-09 Soraya, EEP nr: 201012
  7. (F) 2011-06-18 -- † 2015-12-08 Mumba, EEP nr: 201108
  8. (F) 2012-12-24 Amithi, EEP nr: 201214
  9. (F) 2013-03-13 Maly (Malay), EEP nr: 201307
  10. () 2013-10-27 Sitara, EEP nr: 201315
  11. (M) 2013-12-31 Silvester (Taru), EEP nr: 201317
  12. (F) 2014-03-17 Yumi, EEP nr: 201404
  13. (F) 2015-05-20 Nang Faa, EEP nr: 201500
  14. (M) 2016-12-22 notnamed, EEP nr: xx
  15. (F) 2016-12-23 notnamed, EEP nr: xx?
Siblings through the father Tusko (Sobik):
  1. 1994-02-27(F) Natasha
  2. 2005-05-12(M) Tucker
  3. 2006-12-12 -- † 2010-06-22 (M) JP
  4. 2008-08-23(M) Sam (Samudra)
  5. 2012-11-30(F) Lily
Siblings through the mother Kitty (Mookee):
  1. 1998-05-04(M) Samson
  2. 2001-04-29(M) Johnson
  3. 2006-04-23(F) Emily
Nikolais pedigree:
P I II III

Nikolai

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)

Sire:
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Dame:
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Sire:
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Dame:
Kitty (Mookee)

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Document updated2009-03-25: Image, Text
2009-09-12: transfer artis
2010-03-31: transfer hannover
Other sources claim that Buke was the father.
Nikolai was originally trained by Charlie Gray in Canada. He was worked in free contact while at Hannover the first time.

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