Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Lexi at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)


 ☨ ♂ Lexi  

Identification

EEP nr5607

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Origin
Born:* 1956-12-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)

Parents: Syn (Sjun) x ♀ Kung
Death
Dead: 1959-04-07
Death reason: euthanised: after falling in the pool
Locations
Present / last location:Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo), in Russia

Date of Arrival
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1956-12-19Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)

Document updated2020-10-17
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† Lexi is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo), in Russia, from euthanised 1959-04-07. Official death reason described as after falling in the pool. (see detailed list).

Origin


Lexi was born captive-born 1956-12-19 at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Lexi are: ♂ Syn (Sjun) (father) and ♀ Kung (mother).


Pedigree


Lexis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

1958 he stumbled in the pool, and was severe hurt.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Lexi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) in Russia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2030. (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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  • Categories1959 deaths | 1956 births | EEP | Elephants from Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) | Russia | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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