stillborn an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Chester Zoo

☨* stillborn
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 846 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 879 0 years old
Dead date: 1998-04-25
Death reason: ☨* stillborn:
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivalChester Zoo 1998-04-25
Stillborn:☨* 1998-04-25 captive-born (stillborn)
in Chester Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 180.00 kgs, 396.00 lbs
Parents: Chang x Jangolie
Siblings through the father Chang:
  1. -- † 2012 () stillborn fetus still in utero
  2. 1993-09-09 -- † 1993-09-09 (F) killed
  3. 1995-12-19 -- † 1997-05-25 (F) Karha
  4. 1997-12-31 -- † 2018-09-07 (F) Sithami
  5. 1998-08-06(F) Tara
  6. 1998-08-27(F) Karishma
  7. 2000-07-18(M) Po Chin
  8. 2000-10-07(M) Assam
  9. 2004-03-05 -- † 2004-03-05 (F) stillborn
  10. 2004-10-10 -- † 2017-10-30 (M) Tunga
  11. 2008-05-04 -- † 2015-11-30 (F) Jade
  12. 2009-05-00 -- † 2009-05-00 (F) miscarriage
  13. 2010-11-01 -- † 2010-11-01 () stillborn
  14. 2014-03-19(M) Tom
  15. 2015-05-20 -- † 2015-05-20 (M) Baby Q
  16. 2015-06-16 -- † 2018-05-27 (F) Qiyo
  17. 2017-12-25(F) Suki
  18. 2018-01-13(F) Tun Kai
  19. 2018-04-11 -- † 2018-06-26 (M) Tarzen
Siblings through the mother Jangolie:
  1. 2000-07-18(M) Po Chin
  2. 2004-10-10 -- † 2017-10-30 (M) Tunga
stillborns pedigree:
P I II III

stillborn

Sire:
Chang

Sire:
Chieng Mai
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Dame:
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Ida
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Dame:
Jangolie

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Document updated2018-05-18
In April 1998, after a labour of almost 24 hours, Jangoli gave birth to a stillborn male calf weighing 180 kg. This is thought to have been the largest calf born to an Asian elephant in Europe. (Paul A. Rees)

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). stillborn, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1651. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Rees, P. A. (2001). A history of the National Elephant Centre, Chester Zoo. International Zoo News. 48(30: 170-183.

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