Tarak an Asian elephant at Heidelberg Zoo



♂ Tarak
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 200514
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2005-10-28 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo
Birth weight 140.00 kgs, 308.00 lbs

Parents: Calvin (Chanda) x ♀ Khaing Hnin Hnin
Locations
Present / last location:Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival

2010-06-22Heidelberg Zoo
from Hannover Zoo

Document updated2010-07-18: transfer
2012-07-05: pc
2012-07-31: corr transfer date
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Description

Location


Tarak is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany.

Tarak arrived in Heidelberg Zoo 2010-06-22, relocated from Hannover Zoo, in Germany.

In Heidelberg Zoo, Tarak lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Khin Yadanar Min born 2009-07-27
  2. ,
  3. Ludwig born 2011-05-06
  4. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Tarak was born captive-born 2005-10-28 in Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Tarak are: ♂ Calvin (Chanda) (father) and ♀ Khaing Hnin Hnin (mother).


Siblings through the father Calvin (Chanda):

  1. 1998-05-04(M) Samson
  2. 1998-07-30 -- † 1999-03-22 (F) Annie
  3. 1998-08-21 -- † 2002-08-08 (M) Amos
  4. 1998-11-29(M) Albert
  5. 1999-10-21(M) George
  6. 2001-04-29(M) Johnson
  7. 2001-11-25(M) Kandula
  8. 2003-02-02(F) Califa
  9. 2003-03-20(F) Farina
  10. 2008-05-06(M) Shanti
  11. 2011-03-11 -- † 2011-05-06 (M) Sethi
  12. 2011-04-12(F) Rashmi
  13. 2014-02-04 -- † 2016-01-23 (F) Sumitra (OST Nr.3)
  14. 2017-07-08(M) Chandru

Siblings through the mother Khaing Hnin Hnin:

  1. 2003-03-20(F) Farina
  2. 2008-05-06(M) Shanti
  3. 2010-12-09(F) Soraya
  4. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  5. 2017-09-19(M) Ta Wan

Pedigree


Taraks pedigree:
P I II III

Tarak

Sire:
Calvin (Chanda)

Sire:
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Kamala
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Dame:
Khaing Hnin Hnin

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tarak, an Asian at Heidelberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=759. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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