Gandhi an Asian elephant at La Palmyre Zoo


♂ Gandhi
Photo: � Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
Photo: � Jens Madsen, Copenhagen


Identification

EEP nr200605

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-03-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Copenhagen Zoo
Birth weight 130.00 kgs, 286.00 lbs

Parents: Chieng Mai x ♀ Ida
Locations
Present / last location:La Palmyre Zoo, in France

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-11-08La Palmyre Zoo
from Heidelberg Zoo
Heidelberg Zoo 2011-04-01
from Copenhagen Zoo

Document updated2011-04-01:�transfer


2016-01-04: eep nr

2018-03-07: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-03-12: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2018-11-09: transferred La Palmyre Zoo
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Description

Location


Gandhi is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at La Palmyre Zoo, in France.

Gandhi arrived La Palmyre Zoo 2018-11-08, relocated from Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany.

In La Palmyre Zoo, Gandhi lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Alix born 1983-01-05
  2. ,
  3. Malicia born 1984-01-13
  4. ,
  5. Ziha born 2006-01-27
  6. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Gandhi was born captive-born 2006-03-20 at Copenhagen Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Gandhi are: ♂ Chieng Mai (father) and ♀ Ida (mother).


Siblings through the father Chieng Mai:

  1. 1970-09-18(F) Irma
  2. 1975-12-15(F) Schottzie
  3. 1980-03-31 -- † 1984-09-08 (F) Maia
  4. 1981-11-10 -- † 2020-07-24 (M) Chang
  5. 1983-03-18 -- † 1990-09-07 (M) Haakon
  6. 1986-01-22 -- † 2003-09-21 (F) Coco
  7. 1991-10-28 -- † 1991-10-28 (F) noname
  8. 1996-03-15 -- † 2006-02-09 (M) Santosh
  9. 1997-02-17 -- † 1997-06-19 (M) Hannibal
  10. 2001-12-02 -- † 2003-10-06 (M) Punjab
  11. 2013-02-25 -- † 2014-11-24 (M) Khao Sok
  12. 2013-08-26 -- † 2013-08-26 (F) stillborn
  13. 2015-09-04 -- † 2015-09-04 (M) stillborn
  14. 2017-05-17(M) Sak

Siblings through the mother Ida:

  1. 1981-11-10 - † 2020-07-24 (M) Chang
  2. 1991-10-28 - † 1991-10-28 (F) noname
  3. 1996-03-15 - † 2006-02-09 (M) Santosh
  4. 2001-12-02 - † 2003-10-06 (M) Punjab

Pedigree


Gandhis pedigree:
P I II III

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Chieng Mai

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Ida

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Gandhi, an Asian elephant at La Palmyre Zoo in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=717. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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