Vishesh an Asian elephant at Ostrava Zoo


♀ Vishesh

Identification

EEP nr9702

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1997-05-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)

Parents: Luka x ♀ Johti (Jothi, Jody)
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2011-03-11
(dead † 2011-05-06)
Sethi EEP id: 201104

2. Born 2014-02-04
(dead † 2016-01-23)
Sumitra (OST Nr.3) EEP id: 201401

3. Born 2017-07-08 Chandru EEP id: 201717?
Locations
Present / last location:Ostrava Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2008-04-10Ostrava Zoo
from Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)

Document updated2009-10-14: pregnant
2010-08-01: management
2011-03-11: Birth of son RE
2012-09-10: pregnant
2014-04-20: not pregnant
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Description

Location


Vishesh is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Ostrava Zoo, in Czech Republic.

Vishesh arrived Ostrava Zoo 2008-04-10, relocated from Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens), in United Kingdom.

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

  1. Chandru born 2017-07-08
  2. ,
  3. Johti (Jothi, Jody) born 1968
  4. ,
  5. Maxim born 1998-03-01
  6. ,
  7. Rashmi born 2011-04-12
  8. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2011-03-11 -- † 2011-05-06 Sethi EEP id: 201104
  2. (F) 2014-02-04 -- † 2016-01-23 Sumitra (OST Nr.3) EEP id: 201401
  3. (M) 2017-07-08 Chandru EEP id: 201717?

Origin


Vishesh was born captive-born 1997-05-06 at Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens).

Parentage


Parents of Vishesh are: ♂ Luka (father) and ♀ Johti (Jothi, Jody) (mother).


Siblings through the father Luka:

  1. 1990-11-22 -- † 1990-11-22 (M) Hathi
  2. 1995-01-23 -- † 1995-01-23 (F) killed
  3. 2002-06-30 -- † 2005-08-15 (M) Sitang
  4. 2005-04-11(F) May Tagu
  5. 2005-05-28 -- † 2005-05-28 (M) stillborn
  6. 2005-07-12 -- † 2005-07-12 (F) stillborn
  7. 2020-12-21(M) Yaro
  8. 2021-02-11 -- † 2021-02-16 (M) Kiron

Siblings through the mother Johti (Jothi, Jody):

  1. 1990-11-22 - † 1990-11-22 (M) Hathi
  2. 1995-01-23 - † 1995-01-23 (F) killed
  3. 2011-04-12(F) Rashmi

Pedigree


Visheshs pedigree:
P I II III

Vishesh

Sire:
Luka

Sire:
Mita
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Tisa
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Johti (Jothi, Jody)

Sire:
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Dame:
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Comments / pictures

Reported pregnant 2012-04.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Vishesh, an Asian elephant at Ostrava Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1608. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Martijn Fabrie
  • Jana Havlová

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