Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Rudy at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


♀ Rudy

Identification

SSP nr539

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2002-01-29 captive-born
Birth place: in Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Birth weight 127.00 kgs, 279.40 lbs

Parents: Charlie x ♀ Sally
Locations
Present / last location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2016-11-29Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 2016-05-03
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Document updated2009-03-20:�Previous locations RE
2009-03-29: Current location RE
2011-03-02:�Text RE
2012-02-21:�breeding center?
2012-05-29:�Blue RE
2016-11-29: transfer to Columbus
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Description

Location


Rudy is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States.

Rudy arrived Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 2016-11-29, relocated from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States.

In Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Rudy lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Beco born 2009-03-27
  2. ,
  3. Connie born 1973
  4. ,
  5. Hank born 1988-01-16
  6. ,
  7. Phoebe born 1987-05-15
  8. ,
  9. Sundara born 2008-11-09
  10. ,
  11. Unnamed born 2021-06-17
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Rudy was born captive-born 2002-01-29 at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation.

Parentage


Parents of Rudy are: ♂ Charlie (father) and ♀ Sally (mother).


Siblings through the father Charlie:

  1. 1997-05-08(M) Doc
  2. 1997-06-23(F) Angelica
  3. 1999-08-16(M) Ozzie (Osgood)
  4. 2001-04-16(F) Sara
  5. 2001-11-18(M) Gunther
  6. 2002-03-05(F) Asha
  7. 2002-05-21(M) P.T.
  8. 2005-02 -- † 2005-02 (F) stillborn
  9. 2005-04-21(F) Aree
  10. 2005-06-01(M) Irvin
  11. 2005-07-30 -- † 2005-08-09 (F) Bertha
  12. 2008-11-09(F) Sundara
  13. 2010-04-03(F) April

Siblings through the mother Sally:

  1. 1988-12-30(F) Angel
  2. 1992-04-17 - † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  3. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
  4. 2008-11-09(F) Sundara
  5. 2012-12-15 - † 2016 (M) Nate

Pedigree


Rudys ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Rudy

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Charlie

Born: 1973

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Sally

Born: 1974

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Comments / pictures

Named after former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Rudy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2185. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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