Kiba
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Berlin Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Kiba  dead elephant

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 - owners
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1997-11-20Berlin Zoo
from Houston Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-01-25: Previous locations, Birth, Death
2018-12-07: herpes species (EEHV1B)

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kiba is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1998-08-30 at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B).

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 (f):
Thai (Thailand)

Born: 1965

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Dame m:
Methai (Me Thai)

Born: 1969

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Comments / pictures

Fully trained in protected contact in Houston Zoo.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kiba, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=495. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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