Ganesh an Asian elephant at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


 ☨ ♂ Ganesh  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (508)
Origin
Born:* 1998-03-15 captive-born
Birth place: in Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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

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

Document updated2011-02-21: Text RE
2018-12-08: herpes species EEHV1A
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Description

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

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 pedigree:
P I II III

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"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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Ganesh, an Asian at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2733. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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