killed an Asian elephant at Krefeld Zoo


 ☨ ♀ killed  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Id numberEEP Number: 8514
Origin
Born:* 1985-04-12 captive-born
Birth place: in Krefeld Zoo

Parents: Ramon x ♀ Mumtas Mahal
Death
Dead date: 1985-04-12
Death reason: killed: by the mother after birth
Locations
Present / last location:Krefeld Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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1985-04-12Krefeld Zoo

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† killed is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Krefeld Zoo, in Germany, of killed in 1985-04-12. Official death reason described as by the mother after birth. (see detailed list).

Origin


killed was born captive-born 1985-04-12 at Krefeld Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of killed are: ♂ Ramon (father) and ♀ Mumtas Mahal (mother).


Siblings through the father Ramon:

  1. 1984-06-16(F) Bernhardine (Bernhardini)
  2. 1990-11-25(F) Yasmin
  3. 1993-03-04 -- † 1993-03-04 (F) stillborn
  4. 1995-03-01 -- † 1998-07-13 (F) Indira
  5. 1998-02-13(M) Timber
  6. 1998-03-01(M) Maxim
  7. 1999-04-05(F) Indra
  8. 2000-01-26 -- † 2000-01-26 (M) noname

Pedigree


killeds pedigree:
P I II III

killed

Sire:
Ramon

Sire:
Moti (Mohti)
Sire:
Dame:
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Mapalay
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Mumtas Mahal

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Shortly after the birth, the calf was killed by its mother.

This accident could have been avoided if the elephant keeper would have had permission to stay in the elephant house, or a video connection to the stable.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). killed, an Asian at Krefeld Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=687. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Goos Looij, Emmen, Netherlands
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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


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