Kedar an African savanna elephant at Indianapolis Zoo


♂ Kedar

Identification

SSP nr545

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2005-10-18 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Indianapolis Zoo
Birth weight 90.00 kgs, 198.00 lbs

Parents: Bulwagi x ♀ Kubwa
Locations
Present / last location:Indianapolis Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2005-10-18Indianapolis Zoo

Document updated2008-12-18: AI RE
2012-05-13: Management, Text RE
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Description

Location


Kedar is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Indianapolis Zoo, in United States.

Kedar arrived Indianapolis Zoo 2005-10-18,

In Indianapolis Zoo, Kedar lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Ivory born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Kubwa born 1976
  4. ,
  5. Tombi born 1976
  6. ,
  7. Zahara born 2006-08-31
  8. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Kedar was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2005-10-18 at Indianapolis Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kedar are: ♂ Bulwagi (father) and ♀ Kubwa (mother).


Siblings through the father Bulwagi:

  1. 2002-07-27 -- † 2002-07-27 (M) stillborn
  2. 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 (F) stillborn
  3. 2003-04-30(M) Louie
  4. 2003-11-24 -- † 2003-04-07 (M) stillborn
  5. 2005-05-13 -- † 2005-05-13 (M) Noname
  6. 2005-10-17(M) Tamani

Siblings through the mother Kubwa:

  1. 2000-03-06 - † 2003-06-03 (F) Amali
  2. 2011-07-20 - † 2019-03-26 (F) Kalina

Pedigree


Kedars pedigree:
P I II III

Kedar

Sire:
Bulwagi

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Kubwa

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Comments / pictures

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Indianapolis Zoo - Kedar," 05/12/2012



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kedar, an African savanna elephant at Indianapolis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1518. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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