Alexander
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Lodz Zoo in Poland

♂ Alexander



Identification

EEP nr7802
SSP nr363

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 43 years old
Dentition
Incisivesleft tusk
Body height: 3.30 meter, 10.8 feet
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 - owners
Present / last location:Lodz Zoo, in Poland

Date of arrival

2021-07-02Lodz Zoo
from Munster Zoo

2011-07-05Munster Zoo
from Amersfoort Zoo

2007-10-16Amersfoort Zoo
from Antwerp Zoo

2007-04-17Antwerp Zoo
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

1998-11-04Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
from Munster Zoo

1994-07-08Munster Zoo 1994-07-08
from Ramat Gan Zoo

1981-00-00Ramat Gan Zoo
from Tel Aviv Zoo

Record history
History of updates2021-09-30: Comment added

Latest document update2021-10-01 04:31:46
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Location


Alexander is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Lodz Zoo, in Poland.

Alexander arrived in 2021-07-02 to the Lodz Zoo, relocated from the Munster Zoo, in Germany.

In Lodz Zoo, Alexander lives as single living elephant at this location

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 ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Alexander

Sire (f):
Motek

Born: 1960

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Warda

Born: 1958

Sire mf:


Born:
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


Born:
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Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

 Alexander  Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Lodz Zoo in Poland
Photo: © Lillian Berthung, Sweden

Records about Alexander from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Alexander:

7802 M 1 Jan 1978 6202 6102 RAMAT GAN 1 Jan 1978 780011 Birth Alexander
MUNSTER 8 Jul 1994 21285 Loan to
ROTTERDAM 4 Nov 1998 105843 Loan to
ANTWERP 17 Apr 2007 M10793 Loan to
AMERSFOOR 16 Oct 2007 M3539 Loan to

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Alexander, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Lodz Zoo in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=595. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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