Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Prince Obert (Dilip) at Fairyland Circus

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 ☨ ♂ Prince Obert (Dilip)  


SSP nrT1231


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Born:* 1961-09-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Mysore Zoo
Dead: 1963-01-19
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Fairyland Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1962-12-06Fairyland Circus
from Dallas Zoo
Dallas Zoo 1962-10-15
from Mysore Zoo

Document updated2009-11-27:�Birth
2016-01-05: SSP nr
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† Prince Obert (Dilip) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Fairyland Circus, in United States, 1963-01-19. (see detailed list).


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Prince Obert (Dilip) was born captive-born 1961-09-20 at Mysore Zoo.

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Records about Prince Obert (Dilip) from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Prince Obert (Dilip):

T1231 M 20-Sep-61 UNK UNK MYSORE 20-Sep-61 ________ Birth Obert
DALLAS 15-Oct-62 000F80 Transfer
MILLER C 6-Dec-62 ________ Transfer
19-Jan-63 Death

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Prince Obert (Dilip), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fairyland Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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