Nuka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Veszprem Kittenberger Kalman Zoo in Hungary

♂ Nuka



Identification

EEP nr201006

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2010-05-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo
Birth weight 98.00 kgs, 215.60 lbs

Parents: Nikolai x ♀ Farina
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Veszprem Kittenberger Kalman Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

Veszprem Kittenberger Kalman Zoo
from Osnabruck Zoo

2013-05-07Osnabruck Zoo
from Hannover Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-07-19:�name
2010-09-20:�picture (Prager)
2013-05-07:�transfered
2016-01-04: transfered
2016-01-04: eep nr

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

Location


Nuka is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Veszprem Kittenberger Kalman Zoo, in Hungary.

Nuka arrived to the Veszprem Kittenberger Kalman Zoo unknown date, relocated from the Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany.

Nuka lives together with 2 other elephants at the Veszprem Kittenberger Kalman Zoo:
  1. Kyan born 2012-11-01
  2. Thuya born 2013-07-15

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Nuka was born captive-born 2010-05-11 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Nuka are: ♂ Nikolai (father) and ♀ Farina (mother).

Siblings through the father Nikolai:

  1. 2009-01-10 -- † 2009-01-11 (M) noname
  2. 2010-05-07(F) Saphira
  3. 2010-07-25(M) Felix
  4. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  5. 2010-12-09(F) Soraya
  6. 2011-06-18 -- † 2015-12-08 (F) Mumba
  7. 2012-12-24(F) Amithi
  8. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  9. 2013-10-27(F) Sitara
  10. 2013-12-31(M) Taru
  11. 2014-03-17(F) Yumi
  12. 2015-05-20(F) Nang Faa
  13. 2016-12-22(M) Thambi
  14. 2016-12-23(F) Jenny
  15. 2017-01-19(F) Meena
  16. 2017-05-05(M) Ravi
  17. 2020-05-04(M) Vinh

Siblings through the mother Farina:

  1. 2012-12-24(F) Amithi
  2. 2015-05-20(F) Nang Faa
  3. 2019-06-08(F) Luna

Pedigree


Nukas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Nuka

Sire (f):
Nikolai

Born: 1993-05-02

Sire ff:
Tusko (Sobik)

Born: 1971
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Kitty (Mookee)

Born: 1965
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Farina

Born: 2003-03-20

Sire mf:
Calvin (Chanda)

Born: 1986-08-11
Sire mff:
Bandara
Dame mfm:
Kamala
Dame mm:
Khaing Hnin Hnin

Born: 1982-09-13
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Nuka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Veszprem Kittenberger Kalman Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5736. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Rob Belterman, Netherlands.
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