Sam
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Antwerp Zoo in Belgium

♂ Sam

Identification

EEP nr201410

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2014-09-16 captive-born
Birth place: in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Parents: Emmett (Tundi) x ♀ Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium

Date of arrival

2019-10-30Antwerp Zoo
from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

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

2016-01-04: eep nr
2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-06-29: pc

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Sam is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium.

Sam arrived in 2019-10-30 to the Antwerp Zoo, relocated from the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

Sam lives together with 1 other elephants at the Antwerp Zoo:
  1. Assam born 2012-04-13


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Sam was born captive-born 2014-09-16 at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park.

Parentage


Parents of Sam are: ♂ Emmett (Tundi) (father) and ♀ Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang) (mother).

Siblings through the father Emmett (Tundi):

  1. 2002-02-02 -- † 2002-02-02 () stillborn
  2. 2002-07-01 -- † 2002-07-01 () stillborn
  3. 2004-03-16 -- † 2006-12-17 (F) Aneena (Emelia)
  4. 2004-07-01 -- † 2004-07-01 (M) stillborn
  5. 2004-09-25 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Euan (Toomai)
  6. 2005-12-11(M) Gabi (Boon-Chooi)
  7. 2007-01-19 -- † 2009-05-17 (F) Leelee (Bets)
  8. 2008-01-17 -- † 2009-05-03 (M) Donaldson (Riddle)
  9. 2009-07-23(F) Geetha
  10. 2009-08-06 -- † 2011-04-13? (M) Ganesh Vijay
  11. 2010-04-12(M) Ned (George Ketchum)
  12. 2011-10-18(M) Scott
  13. 2013-10-13 -- † 2015-06-05 (M) Max
  14. 2016-06-10(F) Elizabeth

Siblings through the mother Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang):

  1. 2004-09-25 - † 2017-04-00 (M) Euan (Toomai)
  2. 2008-01-17 - † 2009-05-03 (M) Donaldson (Riddle)
  3. 2011-10-18(M) Scott

Pedigree


Sams ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Sam

Sire (f):
Emmett (Tundi)

Born: 1991-07-10

Sire ff:
Indy (Butch)

Born: 1971
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Romani

Born: 1976
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang)

Born: 1984-04-00

Sire mf:


Born:
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


Born:
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sam, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Antwerp Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16431. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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