Omar an Asian elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

☨ Omar
ID nr:   SSP Number: 306 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Dead date: 1991-03-24
Death reason: euthanised: rejected by mother
Location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park
ArrivalSan Diego Zoo Safari Park 1990-06-13
Born:* 1990-06-13 captive-born
in San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Parents: Ranchipur x Connie
Siblings through the father Ranchipur:
  1. 1989-07-12 -- † 1989-07-12 (F) stillborn
  2. 1989-11-20 -- † 1989-11-20 (F) stillborn
  3. 1991-09-27 -- † 1991-09-27 (M) stillborn
  4. 1992-11-08(F) Rozie (Rozana)
Siblings through the mother Connie:
  1. 1999-02-15 -- † 1999-02-15 (M) stillborn
Omars pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-11-26: New elephant RE
2010-12-31: Text, Cause of death RE
Known as the "Million Dollar Baby" after such an amount of money was spent with attempts to help him survive after health issues, partly stemming from his mother's rejection after birth. He was nine months old at the time of his death.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Omar, an Asian at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5255. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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