Namsai
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Heidelberg Zoo in Germany

♂ 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 - owners
Present / last location:Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2021-05-11Heidelberg Zoo
from Kolmarden Zoo

Record history
History of updates2013-08-07: 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

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


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

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

Namsai lives together with 3 other elephants at the Heidelberg Zoo:
  1. Khin Yadanar Min born 2009-07-27
  2. Ludwig born 2011-05-06
  3. Tarak born 2005-10-28

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

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 (f):
Raja

Born: 1994-01-19

Sire ff:


Born:
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Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Shree

Born: ~1950
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Bua

Born: 1997

Sire mf:


Born:
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


Born:
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

2017: Cured from Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus

(EEHV1b)

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Namsai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Heidelberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13523. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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