Siporex an Asian elephant at Hannover Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Siporex  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 33 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 6610
Body height: 3.24 meter, 10.6 feet
Origin
Born:* 1966-06-21 captive-born
Birth place: in Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)

Parents: Frank x ♀ Lene (Lena)
Death
Dead date: 1999-11-23
Death reason: anesthesia: foot problemss
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1985-02-18
(dead † 1985-02-18)
stillborn EEP id: 8512
Locations
Present / last location:Hannover Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival

1973-10-03 from Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)

Document updated2012-02-29: 
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† Siporex is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Hannover Zoo, in Germany, anesthesia in 1999-11-23, foot problemss(see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1985-02-18 -- † 1985-02-18 stillborn EEP id: 8512

Origin


Siporex was born captive-born 1966-06-21 in Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have).

Parentage


Parents of Siporex are: ♂ Frank (father) and ♀ Lene (Lena) (mother).


Pedigree


Siporexs pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

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.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Siporex, an Asian at Hannover Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=277. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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