Tarak an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Heidelberg Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Tarak at Heidelberg Zoo

Photo: © Petra Prager, Berlin
Tarak
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Heidelberg Zoo
ArrivalHeidelberg Zoo 2010-06-22 from Hannover Zoo
Born:* 2005-10-28 captive-born
in Hannover Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 140.00 kgs, 308.00 lbs
Parents: Calvin (Chanda) x Khaing Hnin Hnin
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
Taraks pedigree:
P I II III

Tarak

Sire:
Calvin (Chanda)

Sire:
Bandara
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Kamala
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Khaing Hnin Hnin

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

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tarak, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Heidelberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=759. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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