Karat an Asian elephant at Nikolaev Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Karat  

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 date: 1993-05-17
Death reason: disease: liver disease
Locations
Present / last location:Nikolaev Zoo, in Ukraine

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1977-05-00Nikolaev Zoo
from Kiev Zoo
Kiev Zoo 1971-11-06
from Almaty Zoo (Alma-Ata Zoo)
Almaty Zoo (Alma-Ata Zoo) 1966-09-03
from Circus Kornilov
Circus Kornilov 1955-07-16
from USSR Government Circus
USSR Government Circus
from Moscow Zoo

Document updated2009-09-15: 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 at Nikolaev Zoo, in Ukraine, of disease in 1993-05-17. Official death reason described as liver disease. (see detailed list).

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


Karats pedigree:
P I II III

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Molly

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Comments / pictures

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Karat, an Asian elephant at Nikolaev Zoo in Ukraine. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1923. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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