Seppl an Asian elephant at Munich Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Seppl  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 3501
Origin
Born:* 1935-06-18 captive-born
Birth place: in Munich Zoo

Parents: Boy x ♀ Cora
Death
Dead date: 1946-04-25
Death reason: euthanised: shot by director Heinz Heck, broke out of enclosure
Locations
Present / last location:Munich Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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1935-06-18Munich Zoo

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Description

† Seppl is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Munich Zoo, in Germany, of euthanised in 1946-04-25. Official death reason described as shot by director Heinz Heck, broke out of enclosure. (see detailed list).

Origin


Seppl was born captive-born 1935-06-18 at Munich Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Seppl are: ♂ Boy (father) and ♀ Cora (mother).


Siblings through the father Boy:

  1. 1932-05-08 -- † 1943-11-22 (M) Wastl
  2. 1934-12-31 -- † 1968-12-09 (F) Stasi
  3. 1935-06-24 -- † 1935-06-24 (F) stillborn
  4. 1935-06-27 -- † 1935-06-27 (F) stillborn

Siblings through the mother Cora:

  1. 1932-05-08 - † 1943-11-22 (M) Wastl

Pedigree


Seppls pedigree:
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Comments / pictures

Records about Seppl from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Seppl:

3501 M 18 Jun 1935 1003 CORA MUNICH 18 Jun 1935 NONE Birth Seppl
25 Apr 1946 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Seppl, an Asian at Munich Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=830. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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