Kanvar
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Planckendael Zoo in Belgium

♂ Kanvar

Identification

EEP nr200808

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2008-07-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Estepona Selwo safari park
Birth weight 91.00 kgs, 200.20 lbs

Parents: Ganapati (Ganapathy) x ♀ Sami
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium

Date of arrival

2017-07-06Planckendael Zoo
from Antwerp Zoo

2013-06-27Antwerp Zoo
from Estepona Selwo safari park

Record history
History of updates2011-10-04: eep nr
2013-06-28: transfered
2018-03-10: transfer to Planckendael

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


Kanvar is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium.

Kanvar arrived in 2017-07-06 to the Planckendael Zoo, relocated from the Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium.

Kanvar lives together with 5 other elephants at the Planckendael Zoo:
  1. Tun Kai born 2018-01-13
  2. Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) born 2009-05-17
  3. May Tagu born 2005-04-11
  4. Suki born 2017-12-25
  5. Yu Yu Yin born 1979-02-15

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Origin


Kanvar was born captive-born 2008-07-19 at Estepona Selwo safari park.

Parentage


Parents of Kanvar are: ♂ Ganapati (Ganapathy) (father) and ♀ Sami (mother).

Siblings through the father Ganapati (Ganapathy):

  1. 2013-03-02 -- † 2016-03-02 (M) Buba

Siblings through the mother Sami:

  1. 2013-03-02 - † 2016-03-02 (M) Buba

Pedigree


Kanvars ancestral Pedigree:
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Kanvar

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Ganapati (Ganapathy)

Born: 1986

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Born: 1989

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kanvar, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Planckendael Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3927. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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