Geetha an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Geetha at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 07/2009. Photo: � Guillame Rebis.
Geetha
Alternative name:Donna
ID Number:Local id Number: 3941 - EEP Number: 200910 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
ArrivalWhipsnade Wild Animal Park 2009-07-23
Born:* 2009-07-23 captive-born
in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 126.00 kgs, 277.20 lbs
Parents: Emmett (Tundi) x Kaylee
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2019-01-12 notnamed, EEP nr: 201901
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. 2008-01-17 -- † 2009-05-03 (M) Donaldson (Riddle)
  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 Kaylee:
  1. 2004-03-16 -- † 2006-12-17 (F) Aneena (Emelia)
  2. 2007-01-19 -- † 2009-05-17 (F) Leelee (Bets)
Geethas pedigree:
P I II III

Geetha

Sire:
Emmett (Tundi)

Sire:
Indy (Butch)
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Dame:
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Romani
Sire:
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Dame:
Kaylee

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Document updated2009-07-27: New elephant
2009-09-29: named
2012-09-02: corr birth date
2013-02-22: alt name
2016-01-04: eep nr
2018-06-29: pc
2018-08-08: pregnant
The new calf was born Wednesday night to 27 year old, third time mother Kayee. She has two surviving half-brothers on her father Emmetts side, who was born in 1991 at the Syracuse Zoo in New York.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Geetha, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4754. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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