John (Ben) an Asian elephant at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)


 ☨ ♂ John (Ben)  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8903
Origin
Born:* 1989-02-28 captive-born
Birth place: in Paris Zoo Vincennes

Parents: Siam x ♀ Billy
Death
Dead date: 1997-09-25
Death reason: anesthesia:
Locations
Present / last location:Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1990-02-15Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
from Paris Zoo Vincennes

Document updated2020-09-30
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Description

† John (Ben) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands, of anesthesia in 1997-09-25. (see detailed list).

Origin


John (Ben) was born captive-born 1989-02-28 at Paris Zoo Vincennes.

Parentage


Parents of John (Ben) are: ♂ Siam (father) and ♀ Billy (mother).


Siblings through the father Siam:

  1. 1963-02-15 -- † 1994-12-23 (M) Sahib Fridolin
  2. 1965-08-04 -- † 1984-06-21 (F) Madura
  3. 1972-06-17 -- † 1972-06-17 () stillborn
  4. 1972-08-13 -- † 1972-08-13 (F) stillborn
  5. 1976-03-13 -- † 1976-08 (F) August
  6. 1978-06-21 -- † 2018/2019? (M) Kim
  7. 1982-06-12 -- † 2000-04-16 (F) Kuala
  8. 1987-03-28 -- † 1987-04-21 (F) Lola
  9. 1990-03-31 -- † 2000-06-19 (M) Poona (Salem)
  10. 1992-03-27 -- † 2009-10-29 (M) Sammy
  11. 1993-10-01(F) Nina
  12. 1996-03-17 -- † 1996-03-17 (F) stillborn (twin)
  13. 1996-07-01 -- † 1996-07-01 (M) stillborn (twin)
  14. 1998-05-04(M) Thisiam

Siblings through the mother Billy:

  1. 1976-03-13 - † 1976-08 (F) August
  2. 1978-06-21 - † 2018/2019? (M) Kim
  3. 1982-06-12 - † 2000-04-16 (F) Kuala
  4. 1987-03-28 - † 1987-04-21 (F) Lola
  5. 1992-03-27 - † 2009-10-29 (M) Sammy

Pedigree


John (Ben)s pedigree:
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Siam

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Dame:
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Billy

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). John (Ben), an Asian at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=183. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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    Categories1997 deaths | 1989 births | Elephants from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) | Netherlands | Asian elephants



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