Dahlip (Dalip) an Asian elephant at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)


♂ Dahlip (Dalip)
Dahlip. Miami MetroZoo 02/2009. Photo: © Tim May, ZooChat
Dahlip. Miami MetroZoo 02/2009. Photo: © Tim May, ZooChat


Identification

SSP nr139

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 55 years old
Body weight: 5454.55 kg, 12000.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1966-07-10 captive-born
Birth place: in Trivandrum Zoo
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1977-04-02
(dead † 1977-04-19)
Rocky SSP id: 140

2. Born 1981-07-02 Spike (Ganesha) SSP id: 141

3. Born 1985-10-28
(dead † 1985-10-30)
Pearl SSP id: 142

4. Born 1996-05-22
(dead † 1996-05-22)
unborn SSP id: 387
Locations
Present / last location:Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1995-06-02Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
from Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini)
Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini) 1992-09-11
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1980-00-00
from Crandon Park Zoo
Crandon Park Zoo 1967-08-26
from Trivandrum Zoo

Document updated2009-11-27: Birth, Management RE
2010-02-10: Text RE
2011-02-02: Image RE
2012-04-09: Previous locations, Text RE
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Description

Location


Dahlip (Dalip) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States.

Dahlip (Dalip) arrived Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1995-06-02, relocated from Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini), in United States.

In Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), Dahlip (Dalip) lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Maybel born 1976
  2. ,
  3. Nelly (Nellie) born 1969
  4. ,
  5. Ongard born 2010-09-10
  6. ,
  7. Peggy born 1976
  8. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 1977-04-02 -- † 1977-04-19 Rocky SSP id: 140
  2. (M) 1981-07-02 Spike (Ganesha) SSP id: 141
  3. (F) 1985-10-28 -- † 1985-10-30 Pearl SSP id: 142
  4. (M) 1996-05-22 -- † 1996-05-22 unborn SSP id: 387

Origin


Dahlip (Dalip) was born captive-born 1966-07-10 at Trivandrum Zoo.


Comments / pictures

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Candy Hitchcock Collection - Dahlip," 04/05/2012
Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Bulls of Zoo Miami," 02/04/2011



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Dahlip (Dalip), an Asian elephant at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1696. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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