Gabi (Boon-Chooi)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Gaziantep Zoo in Turkey

♂ Gabi (Boon-Chooi)

Identification

EEP nr200515

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 2005-12-11 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Jerusalem Zoo (Tisch family zoological gardens)

Parents: Emmett (Tundi) x ♀ Kwunjai (Tamar)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Gaziantep Zoo, in Turkey

Date of arrival

2010-10-06Gaziantep Zoo
from Jerusalem Zoo (Tisch family zoological gardens)

Record history
History of updates2008-12-18: changed to AI
2010-10-04: transfer
2012-07-31: transfer date

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Gabi (Boon-Chooi) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Gaziantep Zoo, in Turkey.

Gabi (Boon-Chooi) arrived in 2010-10-06 to the Gaziantep Zoo, relocated from the Jerusalem Zoo (Tisch family zoological gardens), in Israel.

Gabi (Boon-Chooi) lives together with 1 other elephants at the Gaziantep Zoo:
  1. Pili born 2006-07-22


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

Origin


Gabi (Boon-Chooi) was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2005-12-11 at Jerusalem Zoo (Tisch family zoological gardens).

Parentage


Parents of Gabi (Boon-Chooi) are: ♂ Emmett (Tundi) (father) and ♀ Kwunjai (Tamar) (mother).

Siblings through the father Emmett (Tundi):

  1. 2002-02-02 -- † 2002-02-02 () stillborn
  2. 2002-07-01 -- † 2002-07-01 () stillborn
  3. 2004-03-16 -- † 2006-12-17 (F) Aneena (Emelia)
  4. 2004-07-01 -- † 2004-07-01 (M) stillborn
  5. 2004-09-25 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Euan (Toomai)
  6. 2007-01-19 -- † 2009-05-17 (F) Leelee (Bets)
  7. 2008-01-17 -- † 2009-05-03 (M) Donaldson (Riddle)
  8. 2009-07-23(F) Geetha
  9. 2009-08-06 -- † 2011-04-13? (M) Ganesh Vijay
  10. 2010-04-12(M) Ned (George Ketchum)
  11. 2011-10-18(M) Scott
  12. 2013-10-13 -- † 2015-06-05 (M) Max
  13. 2014-09-16(M) Sam
  14. 2016-06-10(F) Elizabeth

Pedigree


Gabi (Boon-Chooi)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Gabi (Boon-Chooi)

Sire (f):
Emmett (Tundi)

Born: 1991-07-10

Sire ff:
Indy (Butch)

Born: 1971
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Romani

Born: 1976
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Kwunjai (Tamar)

Born: 1984

Sire mf:


Born:
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


Born:
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

Bred through artifical insemination.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Gabi (Boon-Chooi), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Gaziantep Zoo in Turkey. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=777. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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