Taru an Asian elephant at Szeged Zoo


♂ Taru


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Alternative name:Silvester

Identification

EEP nr201317

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Dentition:tusker
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2013-12-31 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo
Birth weight 120.00 kgs, 264.00 lbs

Parents: Nikolai x ♀ Manari
Locations
Present / last location:Szeged Zoo, in Hungary

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-05-16Szeged Zoo
from Hannover Zoo

Document updated2014-01-25:�birth

2014-01-27:�corrected birth date

2016-01-04: alt name, eep nr
2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-05-18: relocated Szeged
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Description

Location


Taru is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Szeged Zoo, in Hungary.

Taru arrived Szeged Zoo 2018-05-16, relocated from Hannover Zoo, in Germany.

In Szeged Zoo, Taru lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Felix born 2010-07-25
  2. ,
  3. Shah Rukh born 2008-11-21
  4. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Taru was born captive-born 2013-12-31 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Taru are: ♂ Nikolai (father) and ♀ Manari (mother).


Siblings through the father Nikolai:

  1. 2009-01-10 -- † 2009-01-11 (M) noname
  2. 2010-05-07(F) Saphira
  3. 2010-05-11(M) Nuka
  4. 2010-07-25(M) Felix
  5. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  6. 2010-12-09(F) Soraya
  7. 2011-06-18 -- † 2015-12-08 (F) Mumba
  8. 2012-12-24(F) Amithi
  9. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  10. 2013-10-27(F) Sitara
  11. 2014-03-17(F) Yumi
  12. 2015-05-20(F) Nang Faa
  13. 2016-12-22(M) Thambi
  14. 2016-12-23(F) Jenny
  15. 2017-01-19(F) Meena
  16. 2017-05-05(M) Ravi
  17. 2020-05-04(M) Vinh

Siblings through the mother Manari:

  1. 2003-02-02(F) Califa
  2. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  3. 2017-01-19(F) Meena

Pedigree


Tarus pedigree:
P I II III

Taru

Sire:
Nikolai

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)
Sire:
Dame:
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Kitty (Mookee)
Sire:
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Dame:
Manari

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Comments / pictures

Birth-height: 0.98 meter.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Taru, an Asian elephant at Szeged Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16325. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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