Mac an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Mac  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (645)
Origin
Born:* 2006-10-01 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo

Parents: Thai (Thailand) x ♀ Shanti
Death
Dead date: 2008-11-09
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival

2006-10-01Houston Zoo

Document updated2009-01-26: SSP
2018-12-08: herpes species EEHV1A
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Description

† Mac is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Houston Zoo, in United States, disease in 2008-11-09, Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)(see detailed list).

Origin


Mac was born captive-born 2006-10-01 in Houston Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Mac are: ♂ Thai (Thailand) (father) and ♀ Shanti (mother).


Siblings through the father Thai (Thailand):

  1. (F) stillborn
  2. 1983-04-21 -- † 1983-05-17 (F) Shani
  3. 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
  4. 1984-12-18 -- † 1984-12-18 (F) stillborn
  5. 1987-12-31 -- † 1998-08-30 (M) Kiba
  6. 1988-12-07 -- † 1991-09-02 (F) Pearl
  7. 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 (F) Kimba
  8. 1991-10-25 -- † 1991-10-25 (F) stillborn
  9. 1993-07-27 -- † 1993-07-27 () stillborn
  10. 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
  11. 1995-07-28 -- † 1995-07-28 () stillborn
  12. 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 (F) none
  13. 2004-08-17 -- † 2005-04-15 (F) Bella
  14. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  15. 2010-10-03(F) Tupelo
  16. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  17. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  18. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  19. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly

Siblings through the mother Shanti:

  1. 2004-08-17 - † 2005-04-15 (F) Bella
  2. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  3. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  4. 2017-07-12(F) Joy
  5. 2020-05-12(M) Nelson

Pedigree


Macs pedigree:
P I II III

Mac

Sire:
Thai (Thailand)

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Dame:
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Dame:
Shanti

Sire:
Onyx (Big Mac)
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Dame:
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Bozie
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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mac, an Asian at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=606. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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