Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Victor at Berlin Zoo

♂ Victor
Victor. Berlin Zoo 2007. Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
Victor. Berlin Zoo 2007. Petra Prager, Berlin, Germany.


Identification

EEP nr9306

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1993-10-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Ramat Gan Zoo

Parents: Motek x ♀ Warda
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2005-06-15
(dead † 2011-04-05)
Shaina Pali EEP id: 200509

2. Born 2009-03-15
(dead † 2011-05-27)
Ko Raya EEP id: 200900

3. Born 2012-08-12 Anchali EEP id: 201211
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2000-09-22Berlin Zoo
from Ramat Gan Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-03-24: New record
2012-09-18: Text
2018-07-10: height

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

Location


Victor is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Berlin Zoo, in Germany.

Victor arrived Berlin Zoo 2000-09-22, relocated from Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel.

In Berlin Zoo, Victor lives together with 4 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Anchali born 2012-08-12
  2. ,   
  3. Carla born 1973-00-00
  4. ,   
  5. Drumbo (Mary) born 1970-00-00
  6. ,   
  7. Pang Pha born 1987-03-01
  8. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

    Offspring


    Total: 3 babies

    1. (F) 2005-06-15 -- † 2011-04-05 Shaina Pali EEP id: 200509
    2. (F) 2009-03-15 -- † 2011-05-27 Ko Raya EEP id: 200900
    3. (F) 2012-08-12 Anchali EEP id: 201211

    Origin


    Victor was born captive-born 1993-10-23 at Ramat Gan Zoo.

    Parentage


    Parents of Victor are: ♂ Motek (father) and ♀ Warda (mother).

    Siblings through the father Motek:

    1. 1973 -- † 1973 () noname
    2. 1976 -- † 1979 () noname
    3. 1978(M) Alexander
    4. 1982-03-08 -- † 1985-03-30 (M) Igal
    5. 1985-01-31(F) Lilly (Israela)
    6. 1987-05-15(F) Phoebe
    7. 1990 -- † 1990 (F) miscarriage
    8. 1991-01-06(F) Wered (Weked)
    9. 1993-11-16 -- † 1993-11-16 (F) miscarriage
    10. 1994-08-19(M) Ngam
    11. 1996-05-24(M) Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat)
    12. 2000-04-09 -- † 2000-05-07 (F) Victoria
    13. 2000-05-01(F) Vivi
    14. 2002-08-18(M) Winner
    15. 2006-03-11(F) La Belle
    16. 2006-07-22(M) Pili
    17. 2013-08-02(F) Latangi
    18. 2013-10-02(F) Lalana
    19. 2020-03-18(M) Philo

    Siblings through the mother Warda:

    1. 1973 - † 1973 () noname
    2. 1976 - † 1979 () noname
    3. 1978(M) Alexander
    4. 1982-03-08 - † 1985-03-30 (M) Igal
    5. 1985-01-31(F) Lilly (Israela)
    6. 1987-05-15(F) Phoebe
    7. 1991-01-06(F) Wered (Weked)
    8. 1996-05-24(M) Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat)
    9. 2000-05-01(F) Vivi
    10. 2002-08-18(M) Winner
    11. 2006-07-22(M) Pili

    Pedigree


    Victors ancestral Pedigree:
    P I II III

    Victor

    Sire (f):
    Motek

    Born: 1960

    Sire ff:


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    Dame ffm:
    Dame fm:


    Born:
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    Dame fmm:

    Dame m:
    Warda

    Born: 1958

    Sire mf:


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    Dame mfm:
    Dame mm:


    Born:
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    Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

Ko Raya is the second calf Victor and Pang Pha have had together. Victor was born sixteen years previously at the Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel, while Pang Pha is 22 years old and has had one other calf sired by another bull in 2000.


Photo: Petra Prager, Berlin

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Victor, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=488. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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