Ratna an Asian elephant at Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)


♀ Ratna
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9203
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1992-03-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Parents: Hussein x ♀ Thura
Locations
Present / last location:Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster), in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1995-10-04Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Document updated2008-12-19: pregnant
2009-10-22: not pregnant
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Description

Location


Ratna is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster), in Germany.

Ratna arrived in Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster) 1995-10-04, relocated from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen), in Germany.

In Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster), Ratna lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Alexander born 1978
  2. ,
  3. Corny born 1996-06-04
  4. ,
  5. Kanaudi born 1967
  6. ,
  7. Tefi born 1966
  8. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Ratna was born captive-born 1992-03-23 at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen).

Parentage


Parents of Ratna are: ♂ Hussein (father) and ♀ Thura (mother).


Siblings through the father Hussein:

  1. 1995-12-25 -- † 2000-12-30 (M) Tharun
  2. 1996-01-09 -- † 1996-01-09 (M) stillborn
  3. 1996-06-04(F) Corny
  4. 1996-07-01(F) Indra (Salvana)
  5. 1996-10-17 -- † 1996-10-17 (M) stillborn
  6. 1999-11-27(F) Sandry
  7. 2001-11-09 -- † 2001-11-09 (M) noname
  8. 2003-05-14(F) Kandy
  9. 2003-06-22 -- † 2003-06-22 (M) stillborn
  10. 2004-11-26(M) Thai
  11. 2007-04-11(F) Shila
  12. 2008-11-21(M) Shah Rukh
  13. 2009-07-03(F) Rani
  14. 2012-04-13(M) Assam

Siblings through the mother Thura:

  1. 1995-12-25 - † 2000-12-30 (M) Tharun
  2. 2001-11-09 - † 2001-11-09 (M) noname
  3. 2004-11-26(M) Thai
  4. 2009-07-03(F) Rani
  5. 2016-01-28 - † 2016-01-28 () miscarriage
  6. 2018-03-00 - † 2018-03-00 (unknown) aborted

Pedigree


Ratnas pedigree:
P I II III

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Hussein

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Dame:
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Thura

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Comments / pictures

When Ratna was a baby, the mother was aggressive towards the baby for several weeks, and the keepers had to stay overnight and see to that the mother did not attack the baby, and that she accepted to wean.

Ratna may be pregnant, she was sired by Chamundi in August 2008, and hasnt come into estrous since then.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Ratna, an Asian at Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1322. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Albert Roolfs, Münster, Germany, Germany

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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