Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Donaldson (Riddle) at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park


 ☨ ♂ Donaldson (Riddle)  
Birth notice. Photo: © Sue Hetherington
Birth notice. Photo: © Sue Hetherington


Identification

EEP nr200801

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 2008-01-17 captive-born
Birth place: in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Birth weight 103.00 kgs, 226.60 lbs

Parents: Emmett (Tundi) x ♀ Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang)
Death
Dead: 2009-05-03
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Locations
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2008-01-17Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Document updated2009-03-04: Name, EEP
2009-05-06: Death
2018-12-07: herpes species EEHV1A
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Description

† Donaldson (Riddle) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom, from disease 2009-05-03. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A). (see detailed list).

Origin


Donaldson (Riddle) was born captive-born 2008-01-17 at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park.

Parentage


Parents of Donaldson (Riddle) are: ♂ Emmett (Tundi) (father) and ♀ Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang) (mother).


Siblings through the father Emmett (Tundi):

  1. 2002-02-02 -- † 2002-02-02 () stillborn
  2. 2002-07-01 -- † 2002-07-01 () stillborn
  3. 2004-03-16 -- † 2006-12-17 (F) Aneena (Emelia)
  4. 2004-07-01 -- † 2004-07-01 (M) stillborn
  5. 2004-09-25 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Euan (Toomai)
  6. 2005-12-11(M) Gabi (Boon-Chooi)
  7. 2007-01-19 -- † 2009-05-17 (F) Leelee (Bets)
  8. 2009-07-23(F) Geetha
  9. 2009-08-06 -- † 2011-04-13? (M) Ganesh Vijay
  10. 2010-04-12(M) Ned (George Ketchum)
  11. 2011-10-18(M) Scott
  12. 2013-10-13 -- † 2015-06-05 (M) Max
  13. 2014-09-16(M) Sam
  14. 2016-06-10(F) Elizabeth

Siblings through the mother Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang):

  1. 2004-09-25 - † 2017-04-00 (M) Euan (Toomai)
  2. 2011-10-18(M) Scott
  3. 2014-09-16(M) Sam

Pedigree


Donaldson (Riddle)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Donaldson (Riddle)

Sire:
Emmett (Tundi)

Born: 1991-07-10

Sire:
Indy (Butch)

Born: 1971
Sire:
Dame:
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Romani

Born: 1976
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang)

Born: 1984-04-00
Dead:

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Donaldson (Riddle), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3412. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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