Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kiran at Leipzig Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Kiran  

Identification

EEP nr202001

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 2020-01-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Leipzig Zoo
Birth weight 140.00 kgs, 308.00 lbs

Parents: Voi Nam x ♀ Rani
Death
Dead: 2021-06-18
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus EEHV1
Locations
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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2020-01-11Leipzig Zoo

Document updated2021-06-29: confirmed herpes virus
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Description

† Kiran is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, from disease 2021-06-18. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus EEHV1. (see detailed list).

Origin


Kiran was born captive-born 2020-01-11 at Leipzig Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kiran are: ♂ Voi Nam (father) and ♀ Rani (mother).


Pedigree


Kirans ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Kiran

Sire:
Voi Nam

Born: 2002-04-05

Sire:
Mekong

Born: ~1982
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Trinh

Born: 1982
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Rani

Born: 2009-07-03

Sire:
Hussein

Born: 1972
Dead: 2012-06-15
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Thura

Born: 1974-00-00
Dead: 2019-11-26
Sire:
Dame:



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kiran, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16844. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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