Hussein an Asian elephant at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Male ♂ Asian  Hussein at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
☨ Hussein
ID nr:EEP Number: 8712 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 40 years old
Dentition:tusker
Dead date: 2012-06-15
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
ArrivalCarl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1987-10-24
from Mysore Zoo
Mysore Zoo 1987-00-00
from Nagarhole National Park
Born:* 1972 wild
in Nagarhole National Park India
Capture: 1974? , Nagarhole, India?
Imported:1987
Freight:Air cargo (Lufthansa?)
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 15 babies

  1. (F) 1992-03-23 Ratna, EEP nr: 9203
  2. (M) 1995-12-25 -- † 2000-12-30 Tharun
  3. (M) 1996-01-09 -- † 1996-01-09 stillborn
  4. (F) 1996-06-04 Corny, EEP nr: 9608
  5. (F) 1996-07-01 Indra (Salvana), EEP nr: 9609
  6. (M) 1996-10-17 -- † 1996-10-17 stillborn
  7. (F) 1999-11-27 Sandry, EEP nr: 9904
  8. (M) 2001-11-09 -- † 2001-11-09 noname
  9. (F) 2003-05-14 Kandy, EEP nr: 200304
  10. (M) 2003-06-22 -- † 2003-06-22 stillborn
  11. (M) 2004-11-26 Thai, EEP nr: 200408
  12. (F) 2007-04-11 Shila, EEP nr: 200703
  13. (M) 2008-11-21 Shah Rukh, EEP nr: 200810
  14. (F) 2009-07-03 Rani, EEP nr: 200909
  15. (M) 2012-04-13 Assam, EEP nr: 201204
Document updated2012-06-15: new record
2017-03-09: link to elepant-news.com
2017-03-09: link to www.elefanten-fotolexikon.eu
2017-03-09: link to EleWiki submitted by 89.107.209.213
2018-05-10: import records
Probably named after commander during Third Anglo–Mysore War (1790–1792), Hussein Ali Khan Sahib.

Hussein was bound to be transfered to Belgium Zoo 2012, but died shortly after entering the transport crater.


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Koehl, D., (2020). Hussein, an Asian at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=55. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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