Vishesh an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ostrava Zoo

Vishesh
ID Number:EEP Number: 9702 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Ostrava Zoo
ArrivalOstrava Zoo 2008-04-10
from Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
Born:* 1997-05-06 captive-born
in Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
Parents: Luka x Johti (Jothi, Jody)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2011-03-11 -- † 2011-05-06 Sethi, EEP nr: 201104
  2. (F) 2014-02-04 -- † 2016-01-23 Sumitra (OST Nr.3), EEP nr: 201401
  3. (M) 2017-07-08 Chandru, EEP nr: 201717?
Siblings through the father Luka:
  1. 1990-11-22 -- † 1990-11-22 (M) Hathi
  2. 1995-01-23 -- † 1995-01-23 (F) killed
  3. 2002-06-30 -- † 2005-08-15 (M) Sitang
  4. 2005-04-11(F) May Tagu
  5. 2005-05-28 -- † 2005-05-28 (M) stillborn
  6. 2005-07-12 -- † 2005-07-12 (F) stillborn
Siblings through the mother Johti (Jothi, Jody):
  1. 1990-11-22 -- † 1990-11-22 (M) Hathi
  2. 1995-01-23 -- † 1995-01-23 (F) killed
  3. 2011-04-12(F) Rashmi
Visheshs pedigree:
P I II III

Vishesh

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Luka

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Mita
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Tisa
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Johti (Jothi, Jody)

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Document updated2009-10-14: pregnant
2010-08-01: management
2011-03-11: Birth of son RE
2012-09-10: pregnant
2014-04-20: not pregnant
Reported pregnant 2012-04.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Vishesh, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ostrava Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1608. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Martijn Fabrie
  • Jana Havlová

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