Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Siam at Paris Zoo Vincennes


 ☨ ♂ Siam  



Taxidermy locationParis National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France

Identification

EEP nr6407

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 52 years old
Dentition
Incisivestusker
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Origin
Born:* 1945 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Death
Dead: 1997-09-29
Death reason: disease: foot problemss
Offspring
Total: 15 babies

1. Born 1963-02-15
(dead † 1994-12-23)
Sahib Fridolin EEP id: 6304

2. Born 1965-08-04
(dead † 1984-06-21)
Madura

3. Born 1972-06-17
(dead † 1972-06-17)
stillborn

4. Born 1972-08-13
(dead † 1972-08-13)
stillborn EEP id: 7211

5. Born 1976-03-13
(dead † 1976-08)
August EEP id: 7601

6. Born 1978-06-21
(dead † 2018/2019?)
Kim EEP id: 7803

7. Born 1982-06-12
(dead † 2000-04-16)
Kuala EEP id: 8210

8. Born 1987-03-28
(dead † 1987-04-21)
Lola EEP id: 8704

9. Born 1989-02-28
(dead † 1997-09-25)
John (Ben) EEP id: 8903

10. Born 1990-03-31
(dead † 2000-06-19)
Poona (Salem) EEP id: 9005

11. Born 1992-03-27
(dead † 2009-10-29)
Sammy EEP id: 9204

12. Born 1993-10-01 Nina EEP id: 9305

13. Born 1996-03-17
(dead † 1996-03-17)
stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9605

14. Born 1996-07-01
(dead † 1996-07-01)
stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9606

15. Born 1998-05-04 Thisiam EEP id: 9804
Locations
Present / last location:Paris Zoo Vincennes, in France

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1964-08-28Paris Zoo Vincennes
from Circus Knie

Document updated2012-02-29: height
Random literature
Description

† Siam is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Paris Zoo Vincennes, in France, from disease 1997-09-29. Official death reason described as foot problemss.

The Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at Paris National Museum of Natural History, in Paris, France, since 1997-09-29.

(see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 15 babies

  1. (M) 1963-02-15 -- † 1994-12-23 Sahib Fridolin EEP id: 6304
  2. (F) 1965-08-04 -- † 1984-06-21 Madura
  3. () 1972-06-17 -- † 1972-06-17 stillborn
  4. (F) 1972-08-13 -- † 1972-08-13 stillborn EEP id: 7211
  5. (F) 1976-03-13 -- † 1976-08 August EEP id: 7601
  6. (M) 1978-06-21 -- † 2018/2019? Kim EEP id: 7803
  7. (F) 1982-06-12 -- † 2000-04-16 Kuala EEP id: 8210
  8. (F) 1987-03-28 -- † 1987-04-21 Lola EEP id: 8704
  9. (M) 1989-02-28 -- † 1997-09-25 John (Ben) EEP id: 8903
  10. (M) 1990-03-31 -- † 2000-06-19 Poona (Salem) EEP id: 9005
  11. (M) 1992-03-27 -- † 2009-10-29 Sammy EEP id: 9204
  12. (F) 1993-10-01 Nina EEP id: 9305
  13. (F) 1996-03-17 -- † 1996-03-17 stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9605
  14. (M) 1996-07-01 -- † 1996-07-01 stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9606
  15. (M) 1998-05-04 Thisiam EEP id: 9804

Origin


Siam was born wild 1945 at Asia unspecified location.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Siam, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Paris Zoo Vincennes in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=175. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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    This document was updated: 2021-06-27 04:08:43


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