Moti (Mohti) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Hannover Zoo

☨ Moti (Mohti)
ID Number:EEP Number: 6203 -    SSP Number: 751 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 25 years old
Dead date: 1973-05-24
Death reason: anesthesia: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Location:Hannover Zoo
ArrivalHannover Zoo 1962-04-17
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe) 1960-00-00
from Circus Knie
Born:* 1948 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 11 babies

  1. (M) 1964-06-07 -- † 1964-06-07 stillborn, EEP nr: 6406
  2. (F) 1964-09-24 -- † 1978 Loti, EEP nr: 6408
  3. (F) 1965-05-19 Tima, EEP nr: 6504
  4. (M) 1968-02-18 -- † 1968-04-07 Tibur, EEP nr: 6803
  5. (F) 1968-03-19 Delhi (Ramona), EEP nr: 6805
  6. (F) 1968-11-10 -- † 1968-11-10 killed, EEP nr: 6815
  7. (M) 1970-03-07 -- † 1994-06-29 Assam, EEP nr: 7004
  8. (M) 1970-12-07 -- † 1998-04-24 Ramon, EEP nr: 7011, SSP nr: 755
  9. (F) 1971-05-12 Sara, EEP nr: 7107
  10. (F) 1973-01-23 Indra, EEP nr: 7304
  11. (F) 1973-06-28 -- † 1975 Suma (Rhani), EEP nr: 7308
Document updated2016-01-05:  EEP nr, SSP nr

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Moti (Mohti), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Hannover Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=220. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk
  • Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld

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