Hanako an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

☨ Hanako
ID Number:   SSP Number: 51 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Status:sick
Dead date: 2020-02-15
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer in foot
Location:Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivalPoint Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 1997-12-09
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 1976-02-11
from Los Angeles Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo 1974-10-28
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Born:* 1963-09-24 captive-born
in Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Parents: Thonglaw x Tuy Hoa
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1973-08-04 -- † 1973-08-07 noname, SSP nr: 62
  2. (F) 1976-02-17 -- † 1976-03-05 noname, SSP nr: 65
  3. (F) 1978-03-15 -- † 1978-04-29 Sumek (Myow), SSP nr: 66
  4. (M) 1982-10-01 -- † 2012-01-11 Sabu (Look Chai), SSP nr: 69
Siblings through the father Thonglaw:
  1. 1962-04-14 -- † 2017-02-09 (M) Packy
  2. 1962-10-02 -- † 1996-02-13 (F) Me-Tu
  3. 1963-09-15 -- † 1977 (M) Dino
  4. 1965-12-03(F) Cora (Noel)
  5. 1966-08-09 -- † 1978-05-05 (M) Teak (Rajah)
  6. 1968-09-29 -- † 1968-10-04 (F) Droopy
  7. 1970-03-25 -- † 1970-03-25 (F) stillborn or killed?
  8. 1970-04-26 -- † 2004-07-21 (F) Tina
  9. 1970-05-13(F) Judy
  10. 1972-07-19 -- † 1983 (M) McClane (Gabriel)
  11. 1973-01-09 -- † 1976 (M) Stretch (Tuskanini)
  12. 1973-06-17 -- † 1995-08-28 (M) Stoney
  13. 1973-08-04 -- † 1973-08-07 (M) noname
  14. 1973-10-31 -- † 1986-10-26 (F) Emma (M&M)
Siblings through the mother Tuy Hoa:
  1. 1970-03-25 -- † 1970-03-25 (F) stillborn or killed?
  2. 1972-07-19 -- † 1983 (M) McClane (Gabriel)
Hanakos pedigree:
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Tuy Hoa

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Document updated2009-03-22: Management RE
2009-10-07: Text RE
2011-04-08: Source RE
2018-03-31: Kdiagnosed with cancer
2018-03-22: Diagnosed with cancer in her left front foot
2020-02-15: euthanized

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Hanako, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1355. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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