Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Siam (Sayan) at Buenos Aires Zoo

 ☨ ♂ Siam (Sayan)  




Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 50 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1859 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1909-03-28
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive, mankiller
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1905-02-23
(dead † 1908-08-05)
Phua Victoria Portena
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Buenos Aires Zoo, in Argentina

Date of arrival

Buenos Aires Zoo
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2011-06-05: alt name, birth year
2012-02-01: mankiller

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

† Siam (Sayan) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1909-03-28 at Buenos Aires Zoo, in Argentina, . Official death reason described as aggressive, mankiller.

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1905-02-23 -- † 1908-08-05 Phua Victoria Portena

Origin


Siam (Sayan) was born wild 1859.


Comments / pictures

Killed one elephantkeeper in Buenos Aires



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Siam (Sayan), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1193. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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