Seppl
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Munich Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Seppl  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr3501

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Origin
Born:* 1935-06-18 captive-born
Birth place: in Munich Zoo

Parents: Boy x ♀ Cora
Death
Dead: 1946-04-25
Death reason: euthanised: shot by director Heinz Heck, broke out of enclosure
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Munich Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1935-06-18Munich Zoo
Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: 

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

† Seppl is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1946-04-25 at Munich Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as shot by director Heinz Heck, broke out of enclosure.

Origin


Seppl was born captive-born 1935-06-18 at Munich Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Seppl are: ♂ Boy (father) and ♀ Cora (mother).

Siblings through the father Boy:

  1. 1932-05-08 -- † 1943-11-22 (M) Wastl
  2. 1934-12-31 -- † 1968-12-09 (F) Stasi
  3. 1935-06-24 -- † 1935-06-24 (F) stillborn
  4. 1935-06-27 -- † 1935-06-27 (F) stillborn

Siblings through the mother Cora:

  1. 1932-05-08 - † 1943-11-22 (M) Wastl

Pedigree


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Records about Seppl from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Seppl:

3501 M 18 Jun 1935 1003 CORA MUNICH 18 Jun 1935 NONE Birth Seppl
25 Apr 1946 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Seppl, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Munich Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=830. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
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