Kimba an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Kimba  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (311)
Origin
Born:* 1991-07-17 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo

Parents: Thai (Thailand) x ♀ Methai (Me Thai)
Death
Dead date: 2004-09-05
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1997-04-26
(dead † 1997-04-26)
stillborn SSP id: 410
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1991-07-17Houston Zoo

Document updated2009-01-25: SSP
2018-12-08: herpes species EEHV1A
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Description

† Kimba is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Houston Zoo, in United States, of disease in 2004-09-05. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A). (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 1997-04-26 -- † 1997-04-26 stillborn SSP id: 410

Origin


Kimba was born captive-born 1991-07-17 at Houston Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kimba are: ♂ Thai (Thailand) (father) and ♀ Methai (Me Thai) (mother).


Siblings through the father Thai (Thailand):

  1. (F) stillborn
  2. 1983-04-21 -- † 1983-05-17 (F) Shani
  3. 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
  4. 1984-12-18 -- † 1984-12-18 (F) stillborn
  5. 1987-12-31 -- † 1998-08-30 (M) Kiba
  6. 1988-12-07 -- † 1991-09-02 (F) Pearl
  7. 1991-10-25 -- † 1991-10-25 (F) stillborn
  8. 1993-07-27 -- † 1993-07-27 () stillborn
  9. 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
  10. 1995-07-28 -- † 1995-07-28 () stillborn
  11. 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 (F) none
  12. 2004-08-17 -- † 2005-04-15 (F) Bella
  13. 2006-10-01 -- † 2008-11-09 (M) Mac
  14. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  15. 2010-10-03(F) Tupelo
  16. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  17. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  18. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  19. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly

Siblings through the mother Methai (Me Thai):

  1. 1984-02-01 - † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
  2. 1987-12-31 - † 1998-08-30 (M) Kiba
  3. 1993-12-29 - † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
  4. 2003-12-28 - † 2003-12-29 (F) none

Pedigree


Kimbas pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Kimba, an Asian at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2736. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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