Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Tarun at Odessa Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Tarun  

Identification

EEP nr8207

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 34 years old
Origin
Born:* 1974 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1979
Imported:1979
Death
Dead: 2008-10-19
Death reason: disease: after a tuskoperation 13 Oct
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1992-09-29
(dead † 1996-04-01)
Fantik EEP id: 9308

2. Born 1998-07-19
(dead † 2021-07-20)
Tendi EEP id: 9814

3. Born 2004-10-17
(dead † 2006?)
Duke EEP id: 200409
Locations
Present / last location:Odessa Zoo, in Ukraine

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1982-05-08Odessa Zoo
from Dvur Kralove Zoo
Dvur Kralove Zoo 1979-12-29
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Document updated2020-10-17
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Description

† Tarun is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Odessa Zoo, in Ukraine, from disease 2008-10-19. Official death reason described as after a tuskoperation 13 Oct. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 1992-09-29 -- † 1996-04-01 Fantik EEP id: 9308
  2. (F) 1998-07-19 -- † 2021-07-20 Tendi EEP id: 9814
  3. (M) 2004-10-17 -- † 2006? Duke EEP id: 200409

Origin


Tarun was born wild 1974, captured 1979 . and imported 1979


Comments / pictures

EEG state birthyear 1977, and arrival 1982-05-15 in Odessa

The EEP studbook states Tarun arriving Moscow Zoo 1979-12-29, and arriving Odessa 8th May 1982, but according to Usti nad Labem Zoo, Tarun came to Odessa from Dvur Kralove where he stayed 77-82.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tarun, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Odessa Zoo in Ukraine. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=944. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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