Moskwitsch an Asian elephant at Baku Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Moskwitsch  

Identification

EEP nr4801

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 22 years old
Origin
Born:* 1948-08-03 captive-born
Birth place: in Moscow Zoo

Parents: Shango x ♀ Molly
Death
Dead date: 1970-05-04
Death reason: disease: rheumatoid arthritis
Locations
Present / last location:Baku Zoo, in Azerbaijan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1961-04-00Baku Zoo
from USSR Government Circus
USSR Government Circus 1952-00-00
from Moscow Zoo

Document updated2009-09-15: 1952 to Rus. Nat. Cir. according to http://www.asianelephant.net/moskva/moskva.htm
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Description

† Moskwitsch is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Baku Zoo, in Azerbaijan, of disease in 1970-05-04. Official death reason described as rheumatoid arthritis. (see detailed list).

Origin


Moskwitsch was born captive-born 1948-08-03 at Moscow Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Moskwitsch are: ♂ Shango (father) and ♀ Molly (mother).


Siblings through the father Shango:

  1. 1941? -- † 1941? () stillborn
  2. 1952-08-25 -- † 1993-05-17 (M) Karat

Siblings through the mother Molly:

  1. 1952-08-25 - † 1993-05-17 (M) Karat

Pedigree


Moskwitschs pedigree:
P I II III

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Shango

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Molly

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Comments / pictures

Between 1952 and 1961 at an unknown circus in Russia.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Moskwitsch, an Asian elephant at Baku Zoo in Azerbaijan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=670. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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