Alexander an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Alexander at Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)

Alexander
ID Number:EEP Number: 7802 -    SSP Number: 363 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 42 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)
ArrivalMunster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster) 2011-07-05
from Amersfoort Zoo
Amersfoort Zoo 2007-10-16
from Antwerp Zoo (Zoo Antwerpen Dierentuin)
Antwerp Zoo (Zoo Antwerpen Dierentuin) 2007-04-17
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 1998-11-04
from Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)
Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster) 1994-07-08
from Ramat Gan Zoo
Ramat Gan Zoo 1981-00-00
from Tel Aviv Zoo
Born:* 1978 captive-born
in Tel Aviv Zoo
Parents: Motek x Warda
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 16 babies

  1. (F) 1994-12-11 Piccolo (Piccolina), SSP nr: 364
  2. (M) 1999-01-11 -- † 1999-01-12 Willi, EEP nr: 9901
  3. (F) 2000-11-28 Bangka, EEP nr: 20005
  4. (M) 2002-01-20 -- † 2002-12-20 Senang, EEP nr: 200201
  5. (F) 2003-05-13 Trong Nhi, EEP nr: 200303
  6. (F) 2003-07-26 Anak, EEP nr: 200305
  7. (M) 2004-02-21 Sibu, EEP nr: 200401
  8. (F) 2005-08-02 Yindee, EEP nr: 200512
  9. (F) 2007-05-07 Asha, EEP nr: 200705
  10. (F) 2007-12-28 -- † 2007-12-28 unborn, EEP nr: 200710
  11. (M) 2008-02-17 Billy (Budi), EEP nr: 200802, SSP nr: 757
  12. (F) 2009-02-10 -- † 2013-12-17 Tonya, EEP nr: 200900
  13. (F) 2009-05-17 Kai Mook (Kai-Mook), EEP nr: 200906
  14. (F) 2009-11-10 Kina, EEP nr: 200914
  15. (M) 2012-11-01 Kyan, EEP nr: 201212
  16. () 2015-01-07 -- † 2015-01-07 stillborn, EEP nr: 201501
Siblings through the father Motek:
  1. 1973 -- † 1973 () noname
  2. 1976 -- † 1979 () noname
  3. 1982-03-08 -- † 1985-03-30 (M) Igal
  4. 1985-01-31(F) Lilly (Israela)
  5. 1987-05-15(F) Phoebe
  6. 1990 -- † 1990 (F) miscarriage
  7. 1991-01-06(F) Wered (Weked)
  8. 1993-10-23(M) Victor
  9. 1993-11-16 -- † 1993-11-16 (F) miscarriage
  10. 1994-08-19(M) Ngam
  11. 1996-05-24(M) Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat)
  12. 2000-04-09 -- † 2000-05-07 (F) Victoria
  13. 2000-05-01(F) Vivi
  14. 2002-08-18(M) Winner
  15. 2006-03-11(F) La Belle
  16. 2006-07-22(M) Pili
  17. 2013-08-02(F) Latangi
  18. 2013-10-02(F) Lalana
  19. 2020-03-18(M) Philo
Siblings through the mother Warda:
  1. 1973 -- † 1973 () noname
  2. 1976 -- † 1979 () noname
  3. 1982-03-08 -- † 1985-03-30 (M) Igal
  4. 1985-01-31(F) Lilly (Israela)
  5. 1987-05-15(F) Phoebe
  6. 1991-01-06(F) Wered (Weked)
  7. 1993-10-23(M) Victor
  8. 1996-05-24(M) Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat)
  9. 2000-05-01(F) Vivi
  10. 2002-08-18(M) Winner
  11. 2006-07-22(M) Pili
Alexanders pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-01-18: Image RE

2009-03-03: SSP, Text RE

2009-11-29: corr. birth location

2011-07-05: transfer

2012-04-30: Text RE
2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-03-03: arrival in Ramat Gan 1981
Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Studbook Mysteries - Israel," 4/20/2012


Photo: © Lillian Berthung, Sweden

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Alexander, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=595. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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