Obert an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Endangered Ark Foundation

Obert
ID Number:   SSP Number: 615 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Endangered Ark Foundation
ArrivalEndangered Ark Foundation
from Carson and Barnes Circus
Carson and Barnes Circus
from Endangered Ark Foundation
Born:* 2003-08-20 captive-born
in Endangered Ark Foundation
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 154.00 kgs, 338.80 lbs
Parents: Buke x Isa
Siblings through the father Buke:
  1. 1978 -- † 1978 (unknown) unknown
  2. 1978-02-01 -- † 1978-02-01 (M) stillborn
  3. 1981-10-22 -- † 1983-05-01 (M) Shoney
  4. 1991-04-04(M) Colonel Tusk (Boy)
  5. 1994-04-11 -- † 1994-04-11 (F) Maya
  6. 1996 -- † 1996-00-00 (F) stillborn
  7. 1998-09-06 -- † 2004-04-12 (F) Baby Jennie
  8. 1999-03 -- † 1999-03 (F) none
Siblings through the mother Isa:
  1. 1998-09-06 -- † 2004-04-12 (F) Baby Jennie
Oberts pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-02-28: Birth, Text RE
2012-05-16: Text RE
Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Endangered Ark Foundation - Breeding Program," 05/16/2012

At the time of Malti's death at Calgary in November 2008, Obert was considered one of the four suviving calves to suffer from the Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes virus.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Obert, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Endangered Ark Foundation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2770. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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