miscarriage
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chester Zoo in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♂ miscarriage  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1974-10-26 captive-born
Birth place: in Chester Zoo

Parents: Nobby x ♀ Sheba
Death
Dead: 1974-10-26
Death reason: miscarriage: mother fell into the moat
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1974-10-26Chester Zoo
Record history
History of updates2020-11-26

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

† miscarriage is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1974-10-26 at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as mother fell into the moat.

Origin


miscarriage was born captive-born 1974-10-26 at Chester Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of miscarriage are: ♂ Nobby (father) and ♀ Sheba (mother).

Siblings through the father Nobby:

  1. 1977-05-08 -- † 2003-08-13 (M) Jubilee

Pedigree


miscarriages ancestral Pedigree:
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miscarriage

Sire (f):
Nobby

Born: 1960

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Dame m:
Sheba

Born: 1956

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Contradictory records:

Theres two different stories to the death:

  • "The baby died a few hours after the birth (EEG) "
  • "In October 1974 Sheba was pushed into the Moat by one of the other elephants. She was successfully recovered but four days later miscarried a full-term male calf, fathered by Nobby."
    (THE HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL ELEPHANT CENTRE, CHESTER ZOO, BY PAUL A. REES)
  • Reference list

    References

    Koehl, Dan, (2021). miscarriage, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1591. (archived at the Wayback machine)


    Sources used for this article is among others:

    • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
    • Rees, P. A. (2001). A history of the National Elephant Centre, Chester Zoo. International Zoo News. 48(30: 170-183.


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