† Siporex is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Hannover Zoo, in Germany, from anesthesia 1999-11-23. Official death reason described as foot problemss. (see detailed list).
Siporex was born captive-born 1966-06-21 at Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have).
Parents of Siporex are: ♂ Frank (father) and ♀ Lene (Lena) (mother).
Sire:FrankBorn: 1955 Dead:
Dame:Lene (Lena)Born: 1950 Dead:
Siporex was sponsored from the concrete factory SIPOREX in Denmark
1988-06-16: While he was still in free-contact, Siporex attacked the head elephantkeeper Rolf Amelung badly during training performance. After this he was kept off-hand, and got worse feet.
According to Rolf Amelung he was about 3,24 meters high by shoulders.
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