Johti (Jothi, Jody) an Asian elephant at Ostrava Zoo

Female ♀ Asian  Johti (Jothi, Jody) at Ostrava Zoo

Johti (Jothi, Jody)
ID nr:EEP Number: 7302 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ostrava Zoo
ArrivalOstrava Zoo 2008-04-10
from Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens) 1995-03-29
from Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park 1994-01-22
from Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens) 1992-07-17
from Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park 1991-08-03
from Zurich Zoo
Zurich Zoo 1991-05-27
from Woburn Safari Park
Woburn Safari Park 1985-01-01
from Besançon Zoo (Citadelle de Besançon)
Born:* 1968 wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1990-11-22 -- † 1990-11-22 Hathi, EEP nr: 9004
  2. (F) 1995-01-23 -- † 1995-01-23 killed, EEP nr: 9510
  3. (F) 1997-05-06 Vishesh, EEP nr: 9702
  4. (F) 2011-04-12 Rashmi, EEP nr: 201106
Document updated2009-11-03: pregnant

2010-08-01: management

2010-08-18: picture

2011-04-15: not pregnant

2011-11-28: prev loc
2018-05-08: link to EleWiki submitted
Belfast Zoo reportedly bought Johti, along with her daughter Vishesh, from the Chipperfields in 1998 for £60,000.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Johti (Jothi, Jody), an Asian at Ostrava Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jana Havlová
  • Jaroslav Vanecek
  • Martijn Fabrie
  • Born Free Foundation
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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