Xian an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Zurich Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Xian at Zurich Zoo

☨ Xian
ID Number:EEP Number: 9701 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Dead date: 1999-11-20,
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Location:Zurich Zoo
ArrivalZurich Zoo 1997-09-08
Born:* 1997-09-08 captive-born
in Zurich Zoo
Parents: Maxi x Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
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
Xians pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-03-21: EEP, Death date
2017-03-09: links
2018-12-07: herpes species EEHV1A
According the EEG, the death date for Xian was changed from 19-Nov to 20-Nov-1999.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Xian, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=97. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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