Taru an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Szeged Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Taru at Szeged Zoo

Taru
Alternative name:Silvester
ID Number:EEP Number: 201317 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Dentition:tusker
Management:Protected contact
Location:Szeged Zoo
ArrivalSzeged Zoo 2018-05-16 from Hannover Zoo
Born:* 2013-12-31 captive-born
in Hannover Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 120.00 kgs, 264.00 lbs
Parents: Nikolai x Manari
Siblings through the father Nikolai:
  1. 2009-01-10 -- † 2009-01-11 (M) noname
  2. 2010-05-07(F) Saphira
  3. 2010-05-11(M) Nuka
  4. 2010-07-25(M) Felix
  5. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  6. 2010-12-09(F) Soraya
  7. 2011-06-18 -- † 2015-12-08 (F) Mumba
  8. 2012-12-24(F) Amithi
  9. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  10. 2013-10-27(F) Sitara
  11. 2014-03-17(F) Yumi
  12. 2015-05-20(F) Nang Faa
  13. 2016-12-22(M) Thambi
  14. 2016-12-23(F) Jenny
  15. 2017-01-19(F) Meena
  16. 2017-05-05(M) Ravi
  17. 2020-05-04(M) Vinh
Siblings through the mother Manari:
  1. 2003-02-02(F) Califa
  2. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  3. 2017-01-19(F) Meena
Tarus pedigree:
P I II III

Taru

Sire:
Nikolai

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)
Sire:
Dame:
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Kitty (Mookee)
Sire:
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Dame:
Manari

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Document updated2014-01-25:�birth

2014-01-27:�corrected birth date

2016-01-04: alt name, eep nr
2017-03-25: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-05-18: relocated Szeged
Birth-height: 0.98 meter.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Taru, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Szeged Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16325. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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