stillborn an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


 ☨* ♂ stillborn  

Identification

SSP nr410

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Stillborn:☨* 1997-04-26 captive-born (stillborn)
Birth place: in Houston Zoo

Parents: Kiba x ♀ Kimba
Death
Dead date: 1997-04-26
Death reason: ☨* stillborn: premature
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1997-04-26Houston Zoo

Document updated2009-01-25: New elephant RE
2011-01-02: Death RE
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Description

† stillborn is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Houston Zoo, in United States, of ☨* stillborn in 1997-04-26. Official death reason described as premature. (see detailed list).

Origin


stillborn was born captive-born (stillborn) 1997-04-26 at Houston Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of stillborn are: ♂ Kiba (father) and ♀ Kimba (mother).


Siblings through the father Kiba:

  1. 2000-04-05 -- † 2000-12-28 (M) Kiri

Pedigree


stillborns pedigree:
P I II III

stillborn

Sire:
Kiba

Sire:
Thai (Thailand)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Methai (Me Thai)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Kimba

Sire:
Thai (Thailand)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Methai (Me Thai)
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

The breeding of this calf was an accident. His parents were full-blood siblings.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). stillborn, an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4581. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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