Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Siam (Sayan) at Buenos Aires Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Siam (Sayan)  




Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 50 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1859 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1909-03-28
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive, mankiller
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1905-02-23
(dead † 1908-08-05)
Phua Victoria Portena
Locations
Present / last location:Buenos Aires Zoo, in Argentina

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Buenos Aires Zoo
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Document updated2011-06-05: alt name, birth year
2012-02-01: mankiller
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Description

† Siam (Sayan) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Buenos Aires Zoo, in Argentina, from euthanised 1909-03-28. Official death reason described as aggressive, mankiller. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1905-02-23 -- † 1908-08-05 Phua Victoria Portena

Origin


Siam (Sayan) was born wild 1859.


Comments / pictures

Killed one elephantkeeper in Buenos Aires



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Siam (Sayan), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1193. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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