Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Xian at Zurich Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Xian  




Identification

EEP nr9701

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1997-09-08 captive-born
Birth place: in Zurich Zoo

Parents: Maxi x ♀ Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Death
Dead: 1999-11-20
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Locations
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1997-09-08Zurich Zoo

Document updated2009-03-21: EEP, Death date
2017-03-09: links
2018-12-07: herpes species EEHV1A
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Description

† Xian is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, from disease 1999-11-20. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A). (see detailed list).

Origin


Xian was born captive-born 1997-09-08 at Zurich Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Xian are: ♂ Maxi (father) and ♀ Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) (mother).


Siblings through the father Maxi:

  1. 1984-07-27 -- † 1995-04-02 (F) Komali
  2. 1985-05-24 -- † 1988-07-21 (F) Lohimi
  3. 1986-05-22 -- † 1986-05-22 (F) stillborn
  4. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  5. 1992-06-13(M) Mac
  6. 1993-12-00 -- † 1993-12-00 () stillborn
  7. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  8. 2000-06-10 -- † 2003-10-15 (M) Aishu
  9. 2002-05-14(F) Chandra
  10. 2005-05-03(F) Farha
  11. 2005-07-24(M) Fahim
  12. 2014-06-17(F) Omysha

Siblings through the mother Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali):

  1. 1984-07-27 - † 1995-04-02 (F) Komali
  2. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  3. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  4. 2000-06-10 - † 2003-10-15 (M) Aishu
  5. 2005-05-03(F) Farha

Pedigree


Xians ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

According the EEG, the death date for Xian was changed from 19-Nov to 20-Nov-1999.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Xian, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=97. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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