Ludwig an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Heidelberg Zoo

Ludwig
ID Number:EEP Number: 201107 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Heidelberg Zoo
ArrivalHeidelberg Zoo 2015-05-12
from Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
Born:* 2011-05-06 captive-born
in Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 117.00 kgs, 257.40 lbs
Parents: Gajendra x Temi
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
Ludwigs pedigree:
P I II III

Ludwig

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Gajendra

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Temi

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Ankhor (Angkor)
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Kewa
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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

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Ludwig, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Heidelberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7297. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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