Noor Jahan at Blackpool Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant Noor Jahan at Blackpool Zoo

Noor Jahan
ID Number:EEP Number: 9508 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Blackpool Zoo
ArrivedBlackpool Zoo 2018-08-30 from Twycross Zoo
Twycross Zoo 1998-04-17
from Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp) 1995-11-24
Born:1995-11-24 captive-born in
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2009-08-06 -- † 2011-04-13? Ganesh Vijay, EEP nr: 200913
  2. (F) 2014-03-04 Esha, EEP nr: 201402
Document updated2009-08-08: Management, Text
2009-08-09: Baby born, Text
2011-04-17: alt name
2012-09-19: removed nickname Leggy Blonde
2012-10-26: PC
2018-09-02: transferred to Blackpool
2008-10-17: Noorjahan, an Asian female, at Twycross Zoo in the UK was confirmed pregnant via AI.

2009-10-06 A male baby was born. The sire is Emmet, an American born bull (Indy x Romani), at Whipsnade. Noorjahan is the first Asian elephant in the United Kingdom to conceive via Artificial Insemination.

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