Aishu an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Aishu  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 20002
Origin
Born:* 2000-06-10 captive-born
Birth place: in Zurich Zoo
Birth weight 174.00 kgs, 382.80 lbs

Parents: Maxi x ♀ Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Death
Dead date: 2003-10-15
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Locations
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
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2000-06-10Zurich Zoo

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Description

† Aishu is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, of disease in 2003-10-15. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus. (see detailed list).

Origin


Aishu was born captive-born 2000-06-10 at Zurich Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Aishu are: ♂ Maxi (father) and ♀ Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) (mother).


Siblings through the father Maxi:

  1. 1984-07-27 -- † 1995-04-02 (F) Komali
  2. 1985-05-24 -- † 1988-07-21 (F) Lohimi
  3. 1986-05-22 -- † 1986-05-22 (F) stillborn
  4. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  5. 1992-06-13(M) Mac
  6. 1993-12-00 -- † 1993-12-00 () stillborn
  7. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  8. 1997-09-08 -- † 1999-11-20 (M) Xian
  9. 2002-05-14(F) Chandra
  10. 2005-05-03(F) Farha
  11. 2005-07-24(M) Fahim
  12. 2014-06-17(F) Omysha

Siblings through the mother Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali):

  1. 1984-07-27 - † 1995-04-02 (F) Komali
  2. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  3. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  4. 1997-09-08 - † 1999-11-20 (M) Xian
  5. 2005-05-03(F) Farha

Pedigree


Aishus pedigree:
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Aishu died in less than 24 hours after the first signs of an herpes virus infection.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Aishu, an Asian at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=93. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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