Ashoka an Asian elephant at Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee)


♂ Ashoka

Identification

EEP nr201409
ASMP nr00

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2014-08-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Dublin Zoo

Parents: Upali x ♀ Anak
Locations
Present / last location:Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee), in Australia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2020-12-00Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee)
from Knowsley Safari Park
Knowsley Safari Park 2020-00-00
from Dublin Zoo

Document updated2016-01-03: birth records

2016-01-04: eep nr
2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

Location


Ashoka is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee), in Australia.

Ashoka arrived Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee) 2020-12-00, relocated from Knowsley Safari Park, in United Kingdom.

In Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee), Ashoka lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kavi born 2014-07-17
  2. ,
  3. Saigon
  4. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Ashoka was born captive-born 2014-08-19 at Dublin Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Ashoka are: ♂ Upali (father) and ♀ Anak (mother).


Siblings through the father Upali:

  1. 2004-03-07(F) Sundara
  2. 2006-11-12 -- † 2009-07-23 (M) Raman
  3. 2010-07-18 -- † 2013-07-29 (M) Nayan Hi Way
  4. 2011-01-22 -- † 2013-06-03? (F) Jamilah Hi Way
  5. 2012-11-25 -- † 2015-10-27 (M) Hari Hi Way
  6. 2013-01-21 -- † 2015-09-14 (F) Bala Hi Way
  7. 2014-07-17(M) Kavi
  8. 2014-09-17(F) Samiya
  9. 2016-09-19(F) Zinda
  10. 2017-03-19(F) Avani
  11. 2017-05-15(M) Kabir
  12. 2018-02-10(M) Sanjay

Siblings through the mother Anak:

  1. 2018-02-10(M) Sanjay

Pedigree


Ashokas pedigree:
P I II III

Ashoka

Sire:
Upali

Sire:
Maxi
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Anak

Sire:
Alexander
Sire:
Motek
Dame:
Warda
Dame:
Yasmin
Sire:
Ramon
Dame:
Irma


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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ashoka, an Asian elephant at Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee) in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16430. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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