Astor an Asian elephant at Bronx Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Astor  

Identification

SSP nr207

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1981-08-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Bronx Zoo

Parents: Groucho x ♀ Patti
Death
Dead date: 1983-01-26
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Locations
Present / last location:Bronx Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-08-20Bronx Zoo

Document updated2009-04-03: Death RE
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Description

† Astor is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Bronx Zoo, in United States, of disease in 1983-01-26. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus. (see detailed list).

Origin


Astor was born captive-born 1981-08-20 at Bronx Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Astor are: ♂ Groucho (father) and ♀ Patti (mother).


Siblings through the father Groucho:

  1. 1996-06-23 -- † 1996-06-23 (M) stillborn (twin)
  2. 1996-06-23 -- † 1996-06-23 (M) stillborn (twin)
  3. 1998-12-16(F) Bluebonnet
  4. 2002-03-14 -- † 2002-03-14 (F) stillborn
  5. 2003-09-19 -- † 2003-09-21 (F) Unnamed
  6. 2013-07-07(F) Belle (Bluebelle)

Pedigree


Astors pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Astor, an Asian elephant at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2449. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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