Moskwitsch
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Baku Zoo in Azerbaijan

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Moskwitsch  dead elephant

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: 1970-05-04
Death reason: disease: rheumatoid arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Baku Zoo, in Azerbaijan

Date of arrival

1961-04-00Baku Zoo
from USSR Government Circus

1952-00-00USSR Government Circus
from Moscow Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-09-15: 1952 to Rus. Nat. Cir. according to http://www.asianelephant.net/moskva/moskva.htm

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Biography

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

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 ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

Between 1952 and 1961 at an unknown circus in Russia.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Moskwitsch, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Baku Zoo in Azerbaijan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=670. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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