killed
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Krefeld Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ killed  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr8514

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1985-04-12 captive-born
Birth place: in Krefeld Zoo

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

Date of arrival

1985-04-12Krefeld Zoo
Record history
History of updates2020-10-14

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

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

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 ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

killed

Sire (f):
Ramon

Born: 1970-12-07

Sire ff:
Moti (Mohti)

Born: 1948
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Mapalay

Born: 1954
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Mumtas Mahal

Born: 1970

Sire mf:


Born:
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


Born:
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Comments / pictures

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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). killed, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Krefeld Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 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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