Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Ganesh at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


 ☨ ♂ Ganesh  

Identification

SSP nr508

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Origin
Born:* 1998-03-15 captive-born
Birth place: in Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Parents: Sabu (Sabu-hit) x ♀ Jati-Hit
Death
Dead: 2005-08-16
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Locations
Present / last location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of Arrival
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2003-04-18Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
from Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Document updated2011-02-21: Text RE
2018-12-08: herpes species EEHV1A
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Description

† Ganesh is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States, from disease 2005-08-16. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A). (see detailed list).

Origin


Ganesh was born captive-born 1998-03-15 at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

Parentage


Parents of Ganesh are: ♂ Sabu (Sabu-hit) (father) and ♀ Jati-Hit (mother).


Siblings through the father Sabu (Sabu-hit):

  1. 2006-07-18 -- † 2007-12-01 (F) Nisha

Pedigree


Ganeshs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Ganesh

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Sabu (Sabu-hit)

Born: 1988

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Jati-Hit

Born: 1987

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Comments / pictures

"In 2005, 7-year-old Ganesh was found dead in his stall. A necropsy determined the Asian male elephant died of the herpes virus, which produces sudden hemorrhaging."



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ganesh, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2733. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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