Sibu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands

Biography
♂ Sibu
Sibu. Rotterdam Zoo 05/20/2008. Photo: © Peter Stolk.
Sibu. Rotterdam Zoo 05/20/2008. Photo: © Peter Stolk.

Identification

EEP nr200401

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2004-02-21 captive-born
Birth place: in Rotterdam Zoo

Parents: Alexander x ♀ Irma
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2018-03-27 Jing EEP id: 201804? (EEP nr N/A)

2. Born 2021-02-05 Rashmi EEP id: 202101
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

2024-03-25Amsterdam Artis Zoo
from Eindhoven Zoo

2008-07-09Eindhoven Zoo
from Rotterdam Zoo

Record history
History of updates2023-05-21

Latest document update2024-03-26 11:06:49
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Biography


Sibu is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands.

Sibu arrived in 2024-03-25 to the Amsterdam Artis Zoo, relocated from the Eindhoven Zoo, in Netherlands.


Social

Sibu lives together with 4 other elephants at the Amsterdam Artis Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Sanuk born 2016-10-16
  2. Thong Tai born 1989-04-14
  3. Vinh born 2020-05-04
  4. Yindee born 2005-08-02

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 2018-03-27 Jing EEP id: 201804? (EEP nr N/A)
  2. (M) 2021-02-05 Rashmi EEP id: 202101


Origin

Sibu was born captive-born 2004-02-21 at Rotterdam Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Sibu 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. 2000-11-28(F) Bangka
  4. 2002-01-20 -- † 2002-12-20 (M) Senang
  5. 2003-05-13(F) Trong Nhi
  6. 2003-07-26(F) Anak
  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. 2009-02-11 -- † 2009-02-11 (F) stillborn
  13. 2009-05-17(F) Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)
  14. 2009-11-10(F) Kina
  15. 2012-11-01(M) Kyan
  16. 2015-01-07 -- † 2015-01-07 () stillborn

Siblings through the mother Irma:

  1. 1984-06-16(F) Bernhardine (Bernhardini)
  2. 1990-11-25(F) SheRa
  3. 1995-03-01 - † 1998-07-13 (F) Indira
  4. 2000-11-28(F) Bangka
  5. 2007-12-28 - † 2007-12-28 (F) unborn
  6. 2009-02-11 - † 2009-02-11 (F) stillborn

Pedigree


Sibus ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Sibu

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:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Sibu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=739. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Martijn Fabrie
  • Egbert Plas, Dierenrijk, Netherlands.
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