Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Namsai at Heidelberg Zoo


♂ Namsai

Identification

EEP nr201308

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2013-07-27 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Kolmarden Zoo
Birth weight 87.00 kgs, 191.40 lbs

Parents: Raja x ♀ Bua
Locations
Present / last location:Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2021-05-11Heidelberg Zoo
from Kolmarden Zoo

Document updated2013-08-07: corr birth weight
2013-09-09: name
2013-11-03: not pregnant
2016-01-03: eep nr
2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-03-02: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted  by 89.107.209.212
2018-03-13: PC
2018-12-08: text, herpes
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Description

Location


Namsai is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany.

Namsai arrived Heidelberg Zoo 2021-05-11, relocated from Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden.

In Heidelberg Zoo, Namsai lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Khin Yadanar Min born 2009-07-27
  2. ,
  3. Ludwig born 2011-05-06
  4. ,
  5. Tarak born 2005-10-28
  6. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Namsai was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2013-07-27 at Kolmarden Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Namsai are: ♂ Raja (father) and ♀ Bua (mother).


Siblings through the father Raja:

  1. 2011 -- † 2011 (F) miscarriage
  2. 2012-03-24 -- † 2012-03-24 () killed
  3. 2012-03-25 -- † 2012-03-25 (F) stillborn
  4. 2014-03-04(F) Esha
  5. 2014-09-24(F) Tarli
  6. 2019-01-12(F) Unnamed

Siblings through the mother Bua:

  1. 2017-10-03() noname
  2. 2020-03-17(M) Prince

Pedigree


Namsais ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Namsai

Sire:
Raja

Born: 1994-01-19

Sire:


Born:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Shree

Born: ~1950
Dead:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Bua

Born: 1997
Dead:

Sire:


Born:
Dead:
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Dame:
Dame:


Born:
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Comments / pictures

2017: Cured from Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus

(EEHV1b)



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Namsai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Heidelberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13523. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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