Omar
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Omar  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr306

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1990-06-13 captive-born
Birth place: in San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Parents: Ranchipur x ♀ Connie
Death
Dead: 1991-03-24
Death reason: euthanised: rejected by mother
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of arrival

1990-06-13San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Record history
History of updates2009-11-26: New elephant RE
2010-12-31: Text, Cause of death RE

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

† Omar is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1991-03-24 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States, . Official death reason described as rejected by mother.

Origin


Omar was born captive-born 1990-06-13 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Parentage


Parents of Omar are: ♂ Ranchipur (father) and ♀ Connie (mother).

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

Pedigree


Omars ancestral Pedigree:
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Ranchipur

Born: 1966

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Connie

Born: 1973

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Comments / pictures

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

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Omar, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 October 2022 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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Categories1991 deaths | 1990 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from San Diego Zoo Safari Park | United States | Asian elephants


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