Bangka an Asian elephant at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)


♀ Bangka

Identification

EEP nr20005

Description

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

Parents: Alexander x ♀ Irma
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

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

2. Born 2015-08-20 Sunay EEP id: 201500
Locations
Present / last location:Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2000-11-28Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

Document updated2009-03-26: Pregnant
2009-03-30: Text
2010-07-21: not pregnant
2020-12-20: pregnant
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Description

Location


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

Bangka arrived Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 2000-11-28,

In Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), Bangka lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Fahim born 2005-07-24
  2. ,
  3. Faya born 2010-07-20
  4. ,
  5. Irma born 1970-09-18
  6. ,
  7. Nhi Linh born 2013-08-10
  8. ,
  9. Trong Nhi born 2003-05-13
  10. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2010-07-20 Faya EEP id: 201008
  2. (M) 2015-08-20 Sunay EEP id: 201500

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 pedigree:
P I II III

Bangka

Sire:
Alexander

Sire:
Motek
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Warda
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Irma

Sire:
Chieng Mai
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Buag Hah (Pang Yang)
Sire:
Dame:


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bangka, an Asian elephant at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=738. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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