Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Oklahoma City Zoo in United States

♀ Kai

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Alternative name: Kairavi


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 5 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 2018-10-09 captive-born
Birth place: in Oklahoma City Zoo

Parents: Rex (Bimbo, Barney) x ♀ Asha
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Oklahoma City Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2018-10-09Oklahoma City Zoo
Record history
History of updates2018-10-11: new record

2018-10-28: link to EleWiki submitted
2021-08-01: link to http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=7721

Latest document update2021-09-10 00:10:28
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Kai is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Oklahoma City Zoo, in United States.

Kai arrived in 2018-10-09 to the Oklahoma City Zoo, Kai lives together with 7 other elephants at the Oklahoma City Zoo:

  1. Achara born 2014-12-22
  2. Asha born 1995-02-02
  3. Bowie born 2013-08-05
  4. Chandra born 1996-07-02
  5. Kandula born 2001-11-25
  6. Rama born 2022-01-20
  7. Rex (Bimbo, Barney) born 1968

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Kai was born captive-born 2018-10-09 at Oklahoma City Zoo.


Parents of Kai are: ♂ Rex (Bimbo, Barney) (father) and ♀ Asha (mother).

Siblings through the father Rex (Bimbo, Barney):

  1. 2005-11-04(F) Opal
  2. 2006-04-13 -- † 2006-04-13 (M) Logan
  3. 2006-04-23(F) Emily
  4. 2008-07-15(M) Chuck
  5. 2009-11-02(M) Jake
  6. 2014-12-22(F) Achara

Siblings through the mother Asha:

  1. 2011-04-15 - † 2015-10-01 (F) Malee
  2. 2014-12-22(F) Achara
  3. 2022-01-20(M) Rama


Kais ancestral Pedigree:


Sire (f):
Rex (Bimbo, Barney)

Born: 1968

Sire ff:

Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:

Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:

Born: 1995-02-02

Sire mf:
Onyx (Big Mac)

Born: 1962
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Connie (Pinky)

Born: 1964
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Comments / pictures

Kairavi is Sanskrit for the english word "moonlight"

2021: Treated for elephant herpes virus

Kai on elephant-news.com

Kai is mentioned on Elephant News:

Articles where Kai is mentioned on elephant-news.com
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2021-07-31 Okc zoo’s young asian elephant, kairavi, tests positive for eehv - Elephant News

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Oklahoma City Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11895. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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

2021-07-31Okc zoo’s young asian elephant, kairavi, tests positive for eehv - Elephant News

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