Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kij at Tbilisi Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Kij  

Identification

EEP nr8501

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1985-05-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Kiev Zoo

Parents: Boy x ♀ Bama
Death
Dead: 1987
Death reason: unknown: hernia??
Locations
Present / last location:Tbilisi Zoo, in Georgia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1986-11-24Tbilisi Zoo
from Kiev Zoo

Document updated2009-11-14: corr. SSP nr into EEP nr
2020-10-17: correction of wrong birth day etc
Random literature
Description

† Kij is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Tbilisi Zoo, in Georgia, 1987. Official death reason described as hernia??. (see detailed list).

Origin


Kij was born captive-born 1985-05-23 at Kiev Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kij are: ♂ Boy (father) and ♀ Bama (mother).


Pedigree


Kijs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Kij

Sire:
Boy

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Bama

Born: 1974
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Comments / pictures

The baby had to undergo a Hernia operation some months after birth.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kij, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3195. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • (Page 19, 57) Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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