Assam
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Budapest Zoo in Hungary

♂ Assam

Identification

EEP nr20004

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 21 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2000-10-07 captive-born
Birth place: in Chester Zoo

Parents: Chang x ♀ Thi Ha Way
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2013-02-14
(dead † 2018-11-24)
Asha EEP id: 201303

2. Born 2017-11-08 Arun EEP id: 201722?

3. Born 2021-04-24 Shamu EEP id: 202104?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Budapest Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

2009-10-27Budapest Zoo
from Ieper Zoo (Bellewaerde Park)

2004-08-18Ieper Zoo (Bellewaerde Park)
from Chester Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-10-28: 

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

Location


Assam is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Budapest Zoo, in Hungary.

Assam arrived in 2009-10-27 to the Budapest Zoo, relocated from the Ieper Zoo (Bellewaerde Park), in Belgium.

Assam lives together with 3 other elephants at the Budapest Zoo:
  1. Angèle born 2001-11-05
  2. Arun born 2017-11-08
  3. Shamu born 2021-04-24


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (F) 2013-02-14 -- † 2018-11-24 Asha EEP id: 201303
  2. (M) 2017-11-08 Arun EEP id: 201722?
  3. (F) 2021-04-24 Shamu EEP id: 202104?

Origin


Assam was born captive-born 2000-10-07 at Chester Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Assam are: ♂ Chang (father) and ♀ Thi Ha Way (mother).

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. 1998-04-25 -- † 1998-04-25 (M) stillborn
  6. 1998-08-06(F) Tara
  7. 1998-08-27(F) Karishma
  8. 2000-07-18(M) Po Chin
  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
  20. 2020-10-01(F) Mun

Siblings through the mother Thi Ha Way:

  1. 1993-09-09 - † 1993-09-09 (F) killed
  2. 1995-12-19 - † 1997-05-25 (F) Karha
  3. 1997-12-31 - † 2018-09-07 (F) Sithami
  4. 2004-03-05 - † 2004-03-05 (F) stillborn
  5. 2006-11-12 - † 2009-07-23 (M) Raman
  6. 2011-01-22 - † 2013-06-03? (F) Jamilah Hi Way
  7. 2015-08-20 - † 2018-10-25 (F) Nandita
  8. 2018-05-17(M) Anjan Hi Way

Pedigree


Assams ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Assam

Sire (f):
Chang

Born: 1981-11-10

Sire ff:
Chieng Mai

Born: 1959
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Ida

Born: 1970
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Thi Ha Way

Born: 1982

Sire mf:


Born:
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Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Assam, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Budapest Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1653. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Annelies Hillewaere, Belgium
  • Eveline De Wolf
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