Geetha an Asian elephant at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park


♀ Geetha
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 07/2009. Photo: � Guillame Rebis.
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 07/2009. Photo: � Guillame Rebis.

Alternative name:Donna
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 3941EEP Number: 200910
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-07-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Birth weight 126.00 kgs, 277.20 lbs

Parents: Emmett (Tundi) x ♀ Kaylee
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2019-01-12 Unnamed EEP id: 201901
Locations
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2009-07-23Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Document updated2009-07-27: New elephant
2009-09-29: named
2012-09-02: corr birth date
2013-02-22: alt name
2016-01-04: eep nr
2018-06-29: pc
2018-08-08: pregnant
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Description

Location


Geetha is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

Geetha arrived in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 2009-07-23, relocated from , in .

In Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Geetha lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Elizabeth born 2016-06-10
  2. ,
  3. Karishma born 1998-08-27
  4. ,
  5. Kaylee born 1982-07-20
  6. ,
  7. Khaing Mya (Khine Mya Htoo) born 1982-03-04
  8. ,
  9. Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) born 1982-05-24
  10. ,
  11. Ming Jung born 2007-04-16
  12. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2019-01-12 Unnamed EEP id: 201901

Origin


Geetha was born captive-born 2009-07-23 at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park.

Parentage


Parents of Geetha are: ♂ Emmett (Tundi) (father) and ♀ Kaylee (mother).


Siblings through the father Emmett (Tundi):

  1. 2002-02-02 -- † 2002-02-02 () stillborn
  2. 2002-07-01 -- † 2002-07-01 () stillborn
  3. 2004-03-16 -- † 2006-12-17 (F) Aneena (Emelia)
  4. 2004-07-01 -- † 2004-07-01 (M) stillborn
  5. 2004-09-25 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Euan (Toomai)
  6. 2005-12-11(M) Gabi (Boon-Chooi)
  7. 2007-01-19 -- † 2009-05-17 (F) Leelee (Bets)
  8. 2008-01-17 -- † 2009-05-03 (M) Donaldson (Riddle)
  9. 2009-08-06 -- † 2011-04-13? (M) Ganesh Vijay
  10. 2010-04-12(M) Ned (George Ketchum)
  11. 2011-10-18(M) Scott
  12. 2013-10-13 -- † 2015-06-05 (M) Max
  13. 2014-09-16(M) Sam
  14. 2016-06-10(F) Elizabeth

Siblings through the mother Kaylee:

  1. 2004-03-16 - † 2006-12-17 (F) Aneena (Emelia)
  2. 2007-01-19 - † 2009-05-17 (F) Leelee (Bets)

Pedigree


Geethas pedigree:
P I II III

Geetha

Sire:
Emmett (Tundi)

Sire:
Indy (Butch)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Romani
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Kaylee

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

The new calf was born Wednesday night to 27 year old, third time mother Kayee. She has two surviving half-brothers on her father Emmetts side, who was born in 1991 at the Syracuse Zoo in New York.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Geetha, an Asian at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4754. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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