Alexander an Asian elephant at Munster Zoo


♂ Alexander




Identification

EEP nr7802
SSP nr363

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 43 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1978 captive-born
Birth place: in Tel Aviv Zoo

Parents: Motek x ♀ Warda
Offspring
Total: 16 babies

1. Born 1994-12-11 Piccolo (Piccolina) SSP id: 364

2. Born 1999-01-11
(dead † 1999-01-12)
Willi EEP id: 9901

3. Born 2000-11-28 Bangka EEP id: 20005

4. Born 2002-01-20
(dead † 2002-12-20)
Senang EEP id: 200201

5. Born 2003-05-13 Trong Nhi EEP id: 200303

6. Born 2003-07-26 Anak EEP id: 200305

7. Born 2004-02-21 Sibu EEP id: 200401

8. Born 2005-08-02 Yindee EEP id: 200512

9. Born 2007-05-07 Asha EEP id: 200705

10. Born 2007-12-28
(dead † 2007-12-28)
unborn EEP id: 200710

11. Born 2008-02-17 Billy (Budi) EEP id: 200802 SSP id: 757

12. Born 2009-02-10
(dead † 2013-12-17)
Tonya EEP id: 200900

13. Born 2009-05-17 Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) EEP id: 200906

14. Born 2009-11-10 Kina EEP id: 200914

15. Born 2012-11-01 Kyan EEP id: 201212

16. Born 2015-01-07
(dead † 2015-01-07)
stillborn EEP id: 201501
Locations
Present / last location:Munster Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2011-07-05Munster Zoo
from Amersfoort Zoo
Amersfoort Zoo 2007-10-16
from Antwerp Zoo
Antwerp Zoo 2007-04-17
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 1998-11-04
from Munster Zoo
Munster Zoo 1994-07-08
from Ramat Gan Zoo
Ramat Gan Zoo 1981-00-00
from Tel Aviv Zoo

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
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Description

Location


Alexander is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Munster Zoo, in Germany.

Alexander arrived Munster Zoo 2011-07-05, relocated from Amersfoort Zoo, in Netherlands.

In Munster Zoo, Alexander lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Corny born 1996-06-04
  2. ,
  3. Kanaudi born 1967
  4. ,
  5. Ratna born 1992-03-23
  6. ,
  7. Tefi born 1966
  8. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 16 babies

  1. (F) 1994-12-11 Piccolo (Piccolina) SSP id: 364
  2. (M) 1999-01-11 -- † 1999-01-12 Willi EEP id: 9901
  3. (F) 2000-11-28 Bangka EEP id: 20005
  4. (M) 2002-01-20 -- † 2002-12-20 Senang EEP id: 200201
  5. (F) 2003-05-13 Trong Nhi EEP id: 200303
  6. (F) 2003-07-26 Anak EEP id: 200305
  7. (M) 2004-02-21 Sibu EEP id: 200401
  8. (F) 2005-08-02 Yindee EEP id: 200512
  9. (F) 2007-05-07 Asha EEP id: 200705
  10. (F) 2007-12-28 -- † 2007-12-28 unborn EEP id: 200710
  11. (M) 2008-02-17 Billy (Budi) EEP id: 200802 SSP id: 757
  12. (F) 2009-02-10 -- † 2013-12-17 Tonya EEP id: 200900
  13. (F) 2009-05-17 Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) EEP id: 200906
  14. (F) 2009-11-10 Kina EEP id: 200914
  15. (M) 2012-11-01 Kyan EEP id: 201212
  16. () 2015-01-07 -- † 2015-01-07 stillborn EEP id: 201501

Origin


Alexander was born captive-born 1978 at Tel Aviv Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Alexander are: ♂ Motek (father) and ♀ Warda (mother).


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

Pedigree


Alexanders pedigree:
P I II III

Alexander

Sire:
Motek

Sire:
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Dame:
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Dame:
Warda

Sire:
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Dame:
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Comments / pictures

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Studbook Mysteries - Israel," 4/20/2012


Photo: © Lillian Berthung, Sweden



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Alexander, an Asian elephant at Munster Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=595. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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