Victor
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Berlin Zoo in Germany

♂ Victor
Victor. Berlin Zoo 2007. Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
Victor. Berlin Zoo 2007. Petra Prager, Berlin, Germany.

Identification

EEP nr9306

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Body height: 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1993-10-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Ramat Gan Zoo

Parents: Motek x ♀ Warda
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2005-06-15
(dead † 2011-04-05)
Shaina Pali EEP id: 200509

2. Born 2009-03-15
(dead † 2011-05-27)
Ko Raya EEP id: 200904

3. Born 2012-08-12 Anchali EEP id: 201211
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2000-09-22Berlin Zoo
from Ramat Gan Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-03-24: New record
2012-09-18: Text
2018-07-10: height

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Victor is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Berlin Zoo, in Germany.

Victor arrived in 2000-09-22 to the Berlin Zoo, relocated from the Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel.

Victor lives together with 4 other elephants at the Berlin Zoo:
  1. Anchali born 2012-08-12
  2. Carla born 1973-00-00
  3. Drumbo (Mary) born 1970-00-00
  4. Pang Pha born 1987-03-01

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (F) 2005-06-15 -- † 2011-04-05 Shaina Pali EEP id: 200509
  2. (F) 2009-03-15 -- † 2011-05-27 Ko Raya EEP id: 200904
  3. (F) 2012-08-12 Anchali EEP id: 201211

Origin


Victor was born captive-born 1993-10-23 at Ramat Gan Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Victor are: ♂ Motek (father) and ♀ Warda (mother).

Siblings through the father Motek:

  1. 1973 -- † 1973 () noname
  2. 1976 -- † 1979 () noname
  3. 1978(M) Alexander
  4. 1982-03-08 -- † 1985-03-30 (M) Igal
  5. 1985-01-31(F) Lilly (Israela)
  6. 1987-05-15(F) Phoebe
  7. 1990 -- † 1990 (F) miscarriage
  8. 1991-01-06(F) Wered (Weked)
  9. 1993-11-16 -- † 1993-11-16 (F) miscarriage
  10. 1994-08-19(M) Ngam
  11. 1996-05-24(M) Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat)
  12. 2000-04-09 -- † 2000-05-07 (F) Victoria
  13. 2000-05-01(F) Vivi
  14. 2002-08-18(M) Winner
  15. 2006-03-11(F) La Belle
  16. 2006-07-22(M) Pili
  17. 2013-08-02(F) Latangi
  18. 2013-10-02(F) Lalana
  19. 2020-03-18(M) Philo

Siblings through the mother Warda:

  1. 1973 - † 1973 () noname
  2. 1976 - † 1979 () noname
  3. 1978(M) Alexander
  4. 1982-03-08 - † 1985-03-30 (M) Igal
  5. 1985-01-31(F) Lilly (Israela)
  6. 1987-05-15(F) Phoebe
  7. 1991-01-06(F) Wered (Weked)
  8. 1996-05-24(M) Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat)
  9. 2000-05-01(F) Vivi
  10. 2002-08-18(M) Winner
  11. 2006-07-22(M) Pili

Pedigree


Victors ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Victor

Sire (f):
Motek

Born: 1960

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Dame m:
Warda

Born: 1958

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Comments / pictures

Ko Raya is the second calf Victor and Pang Pha have had together. Victor was born sixteen years previously at the Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel, while Pang Pha is 22 years old and has had one other calf sired by another bull in 2000.

Victor in Berlin Zoo
Photo: Petra Prager, Berlin

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Victor, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=488. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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