Kiba an Asian elephant at Berlin Zoo

☨ Kiba
ID nr:   SSP Number: 277 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Dead date: 1998-08-30
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B)
Location:Berlin Zoo
ArrivalBerlin Zoo 1997-11-20 from Houston Zoo
Born:* 1987-12-31 captive-born
in Houston Zoo
Parents: Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai)
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 2 babies

  1. (M) 1997-04-26 -- † 1997-04-26 stillborn, SSP nr: 410
  2. (M) 2000-04-05 -- † 2000-12-28 Plai Kiri
Siblings through the father Thai (Thailand):
  1. (F) stillborn
  2. 1983-04-21 -- † 1983-05-17 (F) Shani
  3. 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
  4. 1984-12-18 -- † 1984-12-18 (F) stillborn
  5. 1988-12-07 -- † 1991-09-02 (F) Pearl
  6. 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 (F) Kimba
  7. 1991-10-25 -- † 1991-10-25 (F) stillborn
  8. 1993-07-27 -- † 1993-07-27 () stillborn
  9. 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
  10. 1995-07-28 -- † 1995-07-28 () stillborn
  11. 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 (F) none
  12. 2004-08-17 -- † 2005-04-15 (F) Bella
  13. 2006-10-01 -- † 2008-11-09 (M) Mac
  14. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  15. 2010-10-03(F) Tupelo
  16. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  17. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  18. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  19. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly
Siblings through the mother Methai (Me Thai):
  1. 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
  2. 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 (F) Kimba
  3. 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
  4. 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 (F) none
Kibas pedigree:
P I II III

Kiba

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Methai (Me Thai)

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Document updated2009-01-25: Previous locations, Birth, Death
2018-12-07: herpes species (EEHV1B)
Fully trained in protected contact in Houston Zoo.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Kiba, an Asian at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=495. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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