Thisiam an Asian elephant at Knies Kinderzoo


♂ Thisiam

Identification

EEP nr9804

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Body height: 3.19 meter, 10.5 feet
Body weight: 6800.00 kg, 14960.00 lbs
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1998-05-04 captive-born
Birth place: in Paris Zoo Vincennes

Parents: Siam x ♀ Kaveri (Cauvery)
Locations
Present / last location:Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2015-08-05Knies Kinderzoo
from Katowice Zoo
Katowice Zoo 2009-11-26
from Plock Zoo
Plock Zoo 2002-10-16
from Paris Zoo Vincennes

Document updated2009-11-30:relocated to Katovice
2015-12-29: transfer
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Description

Location


Thisiam is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland.

Thisiam arrived Knies Kinderzoo 2015-08-05, relocated from Katowice Zoo, in Poland.

In Knies Kinderzoo, Thisiam lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Ceylon II born 1970
  2. ,
  3. Kalaya born 2013-11-01
  4. ,
  5. Mapalay born 1986
  6. ,
  7. Mekong born ~1982
  8. ,
  9. Rani born 1982
  10. ,
  11. Sabu born 1984
  12. ,
  13. Sandry born 1999-11-27
  14. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Thisiam was born captive-born 1998-05-04 at Paris Zoo Vincennes.

Parentage


Parents of Thisiam are: ♂ Siam (father) and ♀ Kaveri (Cauvery) (mother).


Siblings through the father Siam:

  1. 1963-02-15 -- † 1994-12-23 (M) Sahib Fridolin
  2. 1965-08-04 -- † 1984-06-21 (F) Madura
  3. 1972-06-17 -- † 1972-06-17 () stillborn
  4. 1972-08-13 -- † 1972-08-13 (F) stillborn
  5. 1976-03-13 -- † 1976-08 (F) August
  6. 1978-06-21 -- † 2018/2019? (M) Kim
  7. 1982-06-12 -- † 2000-04-16 (F) Kuala
  8. 1987-03-28 -- † 1987-04-21 (F) Lola
  9. 1989-02-28 -- † 1997-09-25 (M) John (Ben)
  10. 1990-03-31 -- † 2000-06-19 (M) Poona (Salem)
  11. 1992-03-27 -- † 2009-10-29 (M) Sammy
  12. 1993-10-01(F) Nina
  13. 1996-03-17 -- † 1996-03-17 (F) stillborn (twin)
  14. 1996-07-01 -- † 1996-07-01 (M) stillborn (twin)

Siblings through the mother Kaveri (Cauvery):

  1. 1990-03-31 - † 2000-06-19 (M) Poona (Salem)
  2. 1993-10-01(F) Nina
  3. 2009-05-00 - † 2009-05-00 (F) miscarriage

Pedigree


Thisiams pedigree:
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Comments / pictures

Exact date unknown for relocation to Kataowice



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Thisiam, an Asian elephant at Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=188. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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