Ashoka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee) in Australia

♂ Ashoka

Identification

EEP nr201409
ASMP nr00

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2014-08-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Dublin Zoo

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

Date of arrival

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

2020-00-00Knowsley Safari Park
from Dublin Zoo

Record history
History of updates2016-01-03: birth records

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

Latest document update2020-12-03 12:27:57
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Biography

Location


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

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

Ashoka lives together with 1 other elephants at the Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee):
  1. Kavi born 2014-07-17

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

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
  13. 2021-06-16(M) Petit Jack

Siblings through the mother Anak:

  1. 2018-02-10(M) Sanjay

Pedigree


Ashokas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Ashoka

Sire (f):
Upali

Born: 1994-11-14

Sire ff:
Maxi

Born: 1969
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)

Born: 1975-07-01
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Anak

Born: 2003-07-26

Sire mf:
Alexander

Born: 1978
Sire mff:
Motek
Dame mfm:
Warda
Dame mm:
Yasmin

Born: 1990-11-25
Sire mmf:
Ramon
Dame mmm:
Irma


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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ashoka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee) in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16430. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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