Kito at Dvur Kralove Zoo

Male African Bush elephant Kito at Dvur Kralove Zoo

† Kito
ID Number:EEP Number: 20013 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 15 years
Dead date: 2017-03-12
Death reason: disease: heart failure
Location:Dvur Kralove Zoo
ArrivedDvur Kralove Zoo 2009-06-03
from Colchester Zoo
Colchester Zoo 2002-12-06
from
Born:2002-12-06 captive-born through
artificial insemination in
Colchester Zoo
Parents: Tembo x Tanya
Siblings through the father Tembo:
  1. 2001-04-25(M) Abu
  2. 2003-12-10 -- † 2003-12-10 () stillborn
  3. 2004-03-15(M) Jambo
  4. 2005-04-05 -- † 2005-04-05 () stillborn
  5. 2006-02-04(M) Thabo-Umasai
  6. 2008-03-01 -- † 2008-03-01 () stillborn
  7. 2011-10-08 -- † 2011-10-08 () stillborn
Kitos pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-01-04: Location
2009-01-29: Birth
2009-03-15: typo corr.
2009-06-26: transfer 2009-06-03
2017-03-09: Elephant news links, Elephant Commentator Link
2017-03-14: death
2017-03-15: death reason; heart failure
Kito, meaning "precious one" was the first elephant to be born in the UK through artificial insemination.


Kito on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Kito is mentioned on elephant-news.com
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Sources, among others

  • Jaroslav VaněĨek
  • Kate from Colchester, http://zoomagazin.cz/ve-dvorske-zoo-uhynul-kito-samec-slona-africkeho/
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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Kito mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

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