Motek
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel

♂ Motek

Identification

EEP nr6202
SSP nr344

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 61 years old
Body height: 3.00 meter, 9.8 feet
Management:No contact
Origin
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 20 babies

1. Born 1973
(dead † 1973)
noname EEP id: 7316

2. Born 1976
(dead † 1979)
noname EEP id: 7608

3. Born 1978 Alexander EEP id: 7802 SSP id: 363

4. Born 1982-03-08
(dead † 1985-03-30)
Igal

5. Born 1985-01-31 Lilly (Israela) EEP id: 8510 SSP id: 347

6. Born 1987-05-15 Phoebe EEP id: 8707 SSP id: 353

7. Born 1990
(dead † 1990)
miscarriage

8. Born 1991-01-06 Wered (Weked) EEP id: 9009

9. Born 1993-10-23 Victor EEP id: 9306

10. Born 1993-11-16
(dead † 1993-11-16)
miscarriage SSP id: 355

11. Born 1994-08-19Plai Ngam EEP id: 9406

12. Born 1996-05-24 Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat) EEP id: 9602

13. Born 2000-04-09
(dead † 2000-05-07)
Victoria

14. Born 2000-05-01 Vivi EEP id: 20008

15. Born 2002-08-18 Winner EEP id: 200208

16. Born 2006-03-11 La Belle EEP id: 200604

17. Born 2006-07-22 Pili EEP id: 200608

18. Born 2013-08-02 Latangi EEP id: 201309

19. Born 2013-10-02 Lalana EEP id: 201313

20. Born 2020-03-18 Philo EEP id: 202006
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2009-11-27: SSP, Text RE


2011-05-04: prev location


2012-04-30: Text RE

2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted

2018-03-03: arrival 1981 in Ramat Gan
2018-03-09: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted

Latest document update2021-07-08 16:48:00
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Biography

Location


Motek is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel.

Motek arrived in 1981-00-00 to the Ramat Gan Zoo, relocated from the Tel Aviv Zoo, in Israel.

Motek lives together with 9 other elephants at the Ramat Gan Zoo:
  1. Aviva born 1969
  2. Bahati born 1961
  3. La Belle born 2006-03-11
  4. La Petite born 1985-00-00
  5. Lalana born 2013-10-02
  6. Latangi born 2013-08-02
  7. Philo born 2020-03-18
  8. Warda born 1958
  9. Yossi born 1974-08-11


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 20 babies

  1. () 1973 -- † 1973 noname EEP id: 7316
  2. () 1976 -- † 1979 noname EEP id: 7608
  3. (M) 1978 Alexander EEP id: 7802 SSP id: 363
  4. (M) 1982-03-08 -- † 1985-03-30 Igal
  5. (F) 1985-01-31 Lilly (Israela) EEP id: 8510 SSP id: 347
  6. (F) 1987-05-15 Phoebe EEP id: 8707 SSP id: 353
  7. (F) 1990 -- † 1990 miscarriage
  8. (F) 1991-01-06 Wered (Weked) EEP id: 9009
  9. (M) 1993-10-23 Victor EEP id: 9306
  10. (F) 1993-11-16 -- † 1993-11-16 miscarriage SSP id: 355
  11. (M) 1994-08-19 Plai Ngam EEP id: 9406
  12. (M) 1996-05-24 Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat) EEP id: 9602
  13. (F) 2000-04-09 -- † 2000-05-07 Victoria
  14. (F) 2000-05-01 Vivi EEP id: 20008
  15. (M) 2002-08-18 Winner EEP id: 200208
  16. (F) 2006-03-11 La Belle EEP id: 200604
  17. (M) 2006-07-22 Pili EEP id: 200608
  18. (F) 2013-08-02 Latangi EEP id: 201309
  19. (F) 2013-10-02 Lalana EEP id: 201313
  20. (M) 2020-03-18 Philo EEP id: 202006

Origin


Motek was born wild 1960.


Comments / pictures

3.05 m high, according to Elefanten-Magazin Nr. 16

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Motek, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=655. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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