August an Asian elephant at Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)

☨ August
ID nr:EEP Number: 3602 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Dead date: 1953-07-31
Death reason: euthanised: shot by director Heinz Heck
Location:Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
ArrivalMunich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn) 1946-09-18
from Nuremberg Zoo
Nuremberg Zoo 1939-05-09
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1939-04-00
from Leipzig Zoo
Born:* 1936-08-08 captive-born
in Leipzig Zoo
Parents: Jacky x Nelly II (Baby)
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 1951-07-28 -- † 1951-07-28 stillborn (twin), EEP nr: 5103
  2. (F) 1951-08-10 -- † 1951-08-10 stillborn (twin), EEP nr: 5107
Siblings through the father Jacky:
  1. 1932-01-29 -- † 1986-00-00 (F) Minyak (Minjak)
  2. 1934-05-01 -- † 1965-09-13 (F) Maja
Augusts pedigree:
P I II III

August

Sire:
Jacky

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

Dame:
Nelly II (Baby)

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Benga
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2009-09-12: 
2010-04-16: 
2012-06-16: 
1953-07-28: Attacked the elephant keeper Eduard Soukop.
1953-07-31: shot by director Heinz Heck.

Records about August from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant August:

3602 M 8 Aug 1936 JACKY NELLY2 LEIPZIG 8 Aug 1936 NONE Birth August
L RUHE ~ 1939 NONE Transfer
NURNBERG 21 Apr 1939 M00517 Transfer
MUNICH 18 Sep 1946 NONE Transfer
31 Jul 1953 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). August, an Asian at Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1285. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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