Johti (Jothi, Jody)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ostrava Zoo in Czech Republic

♀ Johti (Jothi, Jody)


EEP nr7302


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 56 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place:
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1990-11-22
(dead † 1990-11-22)
Hathi EEP id: 9004

2. Born 1995-01-23
(dead † 1995-01-23)
killed EEP id: 9510

3. Born 1997-05-06 Vishesh EEP id: 9702

4. Born 2011-04-12 Rashmi EEP id: 201106
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ostrava Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

2008-04-10Ostrava Zoo
from Belfast Zoo

1995-03-29Belfast Zoo
from Longleat Safari Park

1994-01-22Longleat Safari Park
from Belfast Zoo

1992-07-17Belfast Zoo
from Longleat Safari Park

1991-08-03Longleat Safari Park
from Zurich Zoo

1991-05-27Zurich Zoo 1991-05-27
from Woburn Safari Park

1985-01-01Woburn Safari Park
from Besançon Zoo (Citadelle de Besançon)

Record history
History of updates2021-03-01

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Johti (Jothi, Jody) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Ostrava Zoo, in Czech Republic.

Johti (Jothi, Jody) arrived in 2008-04-10 to the Ostrava Zoo, relocated from the Belfast Zoo, in United Kingdom.


Johti (Jothi, Jody) lives together with 4 other elephants at the Ostrava Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Chandru born 2017-07-08
  2. Maxim born 1998-03-01
  3. Rashmi born 2011-04-12
  4. Vishesh born 1997-05-06


  1. (M) 1990-11-22 -- † 1990-11-22 Hathi EEP id: 9004
  2. (F) 1995-01-23 -- † 1995-01-23 killed EEP id: 9510
  3. (F) 1997-05-06 Vishesh EEP id: 9702
  4. (F) 2011-04-12 Rashmi EEP id: 201106


Johti (Jothi, Jody) was born wild 1968.

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Belfast Zoo reportedly bought Johti, along with her daughter Vishesh, from the Chipperfields in 1998 for £60,000.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Johti (Jothi, Jody), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ostrava Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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