Ludwig
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Heidelberg Zoo in Germany

Biography
♂ Ludwig

Identification

EEP nr201107

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2011-05-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Munich Zoo
Birth weight 117.00 kgs, 257.40 lbs

Parents: Gajendra x ♀ Temi
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2015-05-12Heidelberg Zoo
from Munich Zoo

Record history
History of updates2021-11-09

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


Ludwig is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany.

Ludwig arrived in 2015-05-12 to the Heidelberg Zoo, relocated from the Munich Zoo, in Germany.


Social

Ludwig lives together with 3 other elephants at the Heidelberg Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Khin Yadanar Min born 2009-07-27
  2. Minh-Tan born 2017-07-04
  3. Namsai born 2013-07-27


Origin

Ludwig was born captive-born 2011-05-06 at Munich Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Ludwig are: ♂ Gajendra (father) and ♀ Temi (mother).

Siblings through the father Gajendra:

  1. 2005-01-25 -- † 2005-01-25 (F) stillborn
  2. 2007-10-07 -- † 2007-10-07 (M) stillborn
  3. 2009-12-21 -- † 2010-06-14 (F) Jamuna Toni
  4. 2011-10-28 -- † 2012-01-21? (F) Lola
  5. 2015-07-13 -- † 2018-06-13 (F) Anjuli
  6. 2016-01-11 -- † 2018-06-06 (M) Kanja
  7. 2016-01-28 -- † 2016-01-28 () miscarriage
  8. 2017-09-03 -- † 2017-09-10 (F) Puppi (Püppi)
  9. 2018-05-05 -- † 2022-06-09 (M) Raj
  10. 2018-12-24 -- † 2023-11-22 (M) Santosh
  11. 2020-11-11(M) Otto

Siblings through the mother Temi:

  1. 2020-11-11(M) Otto

Pedigree


Ludwigs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Ludwig

Sire (f):
Gajendra

Born: 1993-04-30

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Temi

Born: 2001-11-02

Sire mf:
Ankhor

Born: 1983-00-00
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Kewa

Born: 1983-00-00
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ludwig, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Heidelberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7297. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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