Ganesh
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Ganesh  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr508

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Origin
Born:* 1998-03-15 captive-born
Birth place: in Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Parents: Sabu (Sabu-hit) x ♀ Jati-Hit
Death
Dead: 2005-08-16
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of arrival

2003-04-18Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
from Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Record history
History of updates2011-02-21: Text RE
2018-12-08: herpes species EEHV1A

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Ganesh is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2005-08-16 at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States, . Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A).

Origin


Ganesh was born captive-born 1998-03-15 at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

Parentage


Parents of Ganesh are: ♂ Sabu (Sabu-hit) (father) and ♀ Jati-Hit (mother).

Siblings through the father Sabu (Sabu-hit):

  1. 2006-07-18 -- † 2007-12-01 (F) Nisha

Pedigree


Ganeshs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Sabu (Sabu-hit)

Born: 1988

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Jati-Hit

Born: 1987

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Comments / pictures

"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."

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ganesh, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2733. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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