Ludwig an Asian elephant at Heidelberg Zoo


♂ Ludwig

Identification

EEP nr201107

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 10 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
Present / last location:Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2015-05-12Heidelberg Zoo
from Munich Zoo

Document updated2011-05-12: birth, parents
2011-10-29: birth weight
2011-11-30: name, youtube video
2016-01-04: eep nr
2020-05-27: update location Heidelberg
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Description

Location


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

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

In Heidelberg Zoo, Ludwig lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Khin Yadanar Min born 2009-07-27
  2. ,
  3. Namsai born 2013-07-27
  4. ,
  5. Tarak born 2005-10-28
  6. , (see detailed list).

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(M) Raj
  10. 2018-12-24(M) Santosh
  11. 2020-11-11(M) Otto

Siblings through the mother Temi:

  1. 2020-11-11(M) Otto

Pedigree


Ludwigs pedigree:
P I II III

Ludwig

Sire:
Gajendra

Sire:
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Dame:
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Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Temi

Sire:
Ankhor (Angkor)
Sire:
Dame:
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Kewa
Sire:
Dame:


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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ludwig, an Asian elephant at Heidelberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7297. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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