Karat
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Nikolaev Zoo in Ukraine

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Karat  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr5207

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 41 years old
Origin
Born:* 1952-08-25 captive-born
Birth place: in Moscow Zoo

Parents: Shango x ♀ Molly
Death
Dead: 1993-05-17
Death reason: disease: liver disease
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Nikolaev Zoo, in Ukraine

Date of arrival

1977-05-00Nikolaev Zoo
from Kiev Zoo

1971-11-06Kiev Zoo
from Almaty Zoo (Alma-Ata Zoo)

1966-09-03Almaty Zoo (Alma-Ata Zoo)
from Circus Kornilov

1955-07-16Circus Kornilov
from USSR Government Circus

USSR Government Circus
from Moscow Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-09-15: 16.07.55 to Rus. Nat. Cir. according to http://www.asianelephant.net/moskva/moskva.htm

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† Karat is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1993-05-17 at Nikolaev Zoo, in Ukraine, . Official death reason described as liver disease.

Origin


Karat was born captive-born 1952-08-25 at Moscow Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Karat are: ♂ Shango (father) and ♀ Molly (mother).

Siblings through the father Shango:

  1. 1941? -- † 1941? () stillborn
  2. 1948-08-03 -- † 1970-05-04 (M) Moskwitsch

Siblings through the mother Molly:

  1. 1948-08-03 - † 1970-05-04 (M) Moskwitsch

Pedigree


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karat came in 1955 to an unknown circus in Russia, from where he was sold to Alma-Ata in 1966.

Karat was by his death one of the oldest captive born elephants worldvide.


Contradictory records:

EEG state arrival in Kiev 1972, EEP state 1971.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Karat, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Nikolaev Zoo in Ukraine. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1923. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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