Bangka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands

♀ Bangka

Identification

EEP nr20005

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2000-11-28 captive-born
Birth place: in Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

Parents: Alexander x ♀ Irma
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2010-07-20 Faya EEP id: 201008

2. Born 2015-08-20 Sunay EEP id: 201500

3. Born 2021-05-05 Radjik EEP id: 202105?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2000-11-28Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Record history
History of updates2009-03-26: Pregnant
2009-03-30: Text
2010-07-21: not pregnant
2020-12-20: pregnant
2021-06-17: Updated as not pregnant

Latest document update2021-06-17 18:29:05
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Location


Bangka is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands.

Bangka arrived in 2000-11-28 to the Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), Bangka lives together with 6 other elephants at the Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp):

  1. Fahim born 2005-07-24
  2. Faya born 2010-07-20
  3. Irma born 1970-09-18
  4. Nhi Linh born 2013-08-10
  5. Radjik born 2021-05-05
  6. Trong Nhi born 2003-05-13


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (F) 2010-07-20 Faya EEP id: 201008
  2. (M) 2015-08-20 Sunay EEP id: 201500
  3. (M) 2021-05-05 Radjik EEP id: 202105?

Origin


Bangka was born captive-born 2000-11-28 at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp).

Parentage


Parents of Bangka are: ♂ Alexander (father) and ♀ Irma (mother).

Siblings through the father Alexander:

  1. 1994-12-11(F) Piccolo (Piccolina)
  2. 1999-01-11 -- † 1999-01-12 (M) Willi
  3. 2002-01-20 -- † 2002-12-20 (M) Senang
  4. 2003-05-13(F) Trong Nhi
  5. 2003-07-26(F) Anak
  6. 2004-02-21(M) Sibu
  7. 2005-08-02(F) Yindee
  8. 2007-05-07(F) Asha
  9. 2007-12-28 -- † 2007-12-28 (F) unborn
  10. 2008-02-17(M) Billy (Budi)
  11. 2009-02-10 -- † 2013-12-17 (F) Tonya
  12. 2009-05-17(F) Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)
  13. 2009-11-10(F) Kina
  14. 2012-11-01(M) Kyan
  15. 2015-01-07 -- † 2015-01-07 () stillborn

Siblings through the mother Irma:

  1. 1984-06-16(F) Bernhardine (Bernhardini)
  2. 1990-11-25(F) Yasmin
  3. 1995-03-01 - † 1998-07-13 (F) Indira
  4. 2004-02-21(M) Sibu
  5. 2007-12-28 - † 2007-12-28 (F) unborn

Pedigree


Bangkas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Bangka

Sire (f):
Alexander

Born: 1978

Sire ff:
Motek

Born: 1960
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Warda

Born: 1958
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Irma

Born: 1970-09-18

Sire mf:
Chieng Mai

Born: 1959
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Buag Hah (Pang Yang)

Born: 1958
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

Bangka of Rotterdam is succesfully mated by Timber, the zoo told last week. She is the daughter of Irma, born in 2000. Her father is Alexander, who is temporarely staying in Amersfoort. Timber (11) is the son of Ramon (1970-1998), and Khaing Phyo Phyo of Antwerp Zoo, who also once lived in Rotterdam.
Pregnant Elephants in the Netherlands, The Elephant Commentator, 2009-03-29

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bangka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=738. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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