stillborn at Chester Zoo

† stillborn
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male < 1 years
Dead date: 1998-04-25
Death reason: stillborn:
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivedChester Zoo 1998-04-25
Born:1998-04-25 captive-born in
Chester Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 180.00 kgs, 396.00 lbs
Parents: Chang x Jangolie
Siblings through the father Chang:
  1. -- † 2012 () stillborn fetus still in utero
  2. 1993-09-09 -- † 1993-09-09 (F) killed
  3. 1995-12-19 -- † 1997-05-25 (F) Karha
  4. 1997-12-31(F) Sithami
  5. 1998-08-06(F) Tara
  6. 1998-08-27(F) Karishma
  7. 2000-07-18(M) Po Chin
  8. 2000-10-07(M) Assam
  9. 2004-03-05 -- † 2004-03-05 (F) stillborn
  10. 2004-10-10(M) Tunga
  11. 2008-05-04 -- † 2015-11-30 (F) Jade
  12. 2009-05-00 -- † 2009-05-00 () aborted
  13. 2010-11-01 -- † 2010-11-01 () stillborn
  14. 2014-03-19(M) Tom
  15. 2015-05-20 -- † 2015-05-20 (M) Baby Q
  16. 2015-06-16(F) Qiyo
Siblings through the mother Jangolie:
  1. 2000-07-18(M) Po Chin
  2. 2004-10-10(M) Tunga
stillborns pedigree:
P I II III

stillborn

Sire:
Chang

Sire:
Sak (Chieng Mai)
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Dame:
Dame:
Ida (Danida, Rani)
Sire:
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Dame:
Jangolie

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Document updated2010-11-10
In April 1998, after a labour of almost 24 hours, Jangoli gave birth to a stillborn male calf weighing 180 kg. This is thought to have been the largest calf born to an Asian elephant in Europe. (Paul A. Rees)

Sources, among others

  • Rees, P. A. (2001). A history of the National Elephant Centre, Chester Zoo. International Zoo News. 48(30: 170-183.

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