Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kiba at Berlin Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Kiba  

Identification

SSP nr277

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Origin
Born:* 1987-12-31 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo

Parents: Thai (Thailand) x ♀ Methai (Me Thai)
Death
Dead: 1998-08-30
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B)
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1997-04-26
(dead † 1997-04-26)
stillborn SSP id: 410

2. Born 2000-04-05
(dead † 2000-12-28)
Plai Kiri
Locations
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1997-11-20Berlin Zoo
from Houston Zoo

Document updated2009-01-25: Previous locations, Birth, Death
2018-12-07: herpes species (EEHV1B)
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Description

† Kiba is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, from disease 1998-08-30. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B). (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. (M) 1997-04-26 -- † 1997-04-26 stillborn SSP id: 410
  2. (M) 2000-04-05 -- † 2000-12-28 Plai Kiri

Origin


Kiba was born captive-born 1987-12-31 at Houston Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kiba are: ♂ Thai (Thailand) (father) and ♀ Methai (Me Thai) (mother).


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
  20. 2021-05-16(M) Teddy

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

Pedigree


Kibas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Kiba

Sire:
Thai (Thailand)

Born: 1965

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Methai (Me Thai)

Born: 1969

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Comments / pictures

Fully trained in protected contact in Houston Zoo.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kiba, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=495. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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