Ben Long an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Ben Long  

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Id numberEEP Number: 201902
Origin
Born:* 2019-01-25 captive-born
Birth place: in Leipzig Zoo

Parents: Naing Thein x ♀ Hoa
Death
Dead date: 2019-09-30
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival

2019-01-25Leipzig Zoo

Document updated2020-11-15
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Description

† Ben Long is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, euthanised in 2019-09-30, (see detailed list).

Origin


Ben Long was born captive-born 2019-01-25 in Leipzig Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Ben Long are: ♂ Naing Thein (father) and ♀ Hoa (mother).


Siblings through the father Naing Thein:

  1. 1992-03-01(F) Mingalar Oo
  2. 1992-06-01 -- † 1993-07-01 (M) Bo Gyi
  3. 1994-05-29 -- † 1994-05-30 (M) Kan Yome
  4. 1994-08-23(M) Ant Bwe Lay
  5. 1997-11-09(M) Aung Naing
  6. 1997-12-23 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Tsje Pyan
  7. 1998-02-08(M) Maung Htoo
  8. 1998-03-08(F) Ma Palai
  9. 1998-07-09 -- † 1998-07-09 (M) Unnamed
  10. 1999-05-02(F) Ma Ya Yee
  11. 2001-07-16(M) Aung Bo
  12. 2002-03-04 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Aung Si
  13. 2002-05-27 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Kan Kaung
  14. 2002-09-05 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Than Myan
  15. 2005-06-06(M) Letsongmon
  16. 2012-04-09 -- † 2012-04-09 (M) noname
  17. 2012-04-20 -- † 2012-04-20 (F) stillborn
  18. 2015-03-25 -- † 2015-03-31 (F) Russelchen
  19. 2018-03-00 -- † 2018-03-00 (unknown) aborted

Siblings through the mother Hoa:

  1. 2012-04-09 - † 2012-04-09 (M) noname
  2. 2015-03-25 - † 2015-03-31 (F) Russelchen

Pedigree


Ben Longs pedigree:
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2019-01-25: born, but rejected by the mother, and brought up with milk by the keepers.
2019-05-07: 140 kg. Operated for Hernia.
2019-06-03: Named Ben Long
2019-09: needed intensive care



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Ben Long, an Asian at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16861. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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