Siporex
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Hannover Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Siporex  dead elephant
Sipoorex under training by head elephant keeper Rolf Amelung. Photo: *BRACK, 1981
Sipoorex under training by head elephant keeper Rolf Amelung. Photo: Christoffer Brack, Wüppertal, Germany. Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100073098771893, 1981

Identification

EEP nr6610

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 33 years old
Body height: 3.24 meter, 10.6 feet
Origin
Born:* 1966-06-21 captive-born
Birth place: in Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)

Parents: Frank x ♀ Lene (Lena)
Death
Dead: 1999-11-23
Death reason: anesthesia: foot problemss
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1985-02-18
(dead † 1985-02-18)
stillborn EEP id: 8512
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hannover Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1973-10-03Hannover Zoo
from Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)

Record history
History of updates2021-10-28: picture

Latest document update2021-10-28 07:16:51
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Biography

† Siporex is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1999-11-23 at Hannover Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as foot problemss.

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1985-02-18 -- † 1985-02-18 stillborn EEP id: 8512

Origin


Siporex was born captive-born 1966-06-21 at Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have).

Parentage


Parents of Siporex are: ♂ Frank (father) and ♀ Lene (Lena) (mother).

Pedigree


Siporexs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Sire (f):
Frank

Born: 1955

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Lene (Lena)

Born: 1950

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Comments / pictures

Siporex was sponsored from the concrete factory SIPOREX in Denmark

1988-06-16: While he was still in free-contact, Siporex attacked the head elephantkeeper Rolf Amelung badly during training performance. After this he was kept off-hand, and got worse Feet.

According to Rolf Amelung he was about 3,24 meters high by shoulders.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Siporex, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Hannover Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=277. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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