Ganesh an Asian elephant at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

☨ Ganesh
ID nr:   SSP Number: 508 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Dead date: 2005-08-16
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivalColumbus Zoo and Aquarium 2003-04-18
from Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Born:* 1998-03-15 captive-born
in Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Parents: Sabu (Sabu-hit) x Jati-Hit
Siblings through the father Sabu (Sabu-hit):
  1. 2006-07-18 -- † 2007-12-01 (F) Nisha
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P I II III

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Document updated2011-02-21: Text RE
2018-12-08: herpes species EEHV1A
"In 2005, 7-year-old Ganesh was found dead in his stall. A necropsy determined the Asian male elephant died of the herpes virus, which produces sudden hemorrhaging."

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Koehl, D., (2020). Ganesh, an Asian at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2733. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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