Oji at Kobe Oiji Zoo

† Oji
Alternative name:Ouji
ID Number:JAZA Number: ? - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 5 years old
Dead date: 2012-04-07,
Death reason: accident: right foreleg fracture
Location:Kobe Oiji Zoo
ArrivedKobe Oiji Zoo 2007-10-21
Born:2007-10-21 captive-born in
Kobe Oiji Zoo
Parents: Mac x Zuzanna
Siblings through the father Mac:
  1. 2002-01-11 -- † 2002-01-11 (F) stillborn
  2. 2004-03-02 -- † 2005-04-25 (F) Momo
  3. 2014-06-12(M) Yuuki
Siblings through the mother Zuzanna:
  1. 2002-01-11 -- † 2002-01-11 (F) stillborn
  2. 2004-03-02 -- † 2005-04-25 (F) Momo
  3. 2014-06-12(M) Yuuki
Ojis pedigree:
P I II III

Oji

Sire:
Mac

Sire:
Maxi (Maknah, Mak)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Claudy (Claudia)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Zuzanna

Sire:
Radsch (Radza, Mysore)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Zita
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2018-05-04: death date, reason
2018-10-01: link to EleWiki submitted
Was bottle fed, but the zoo was trying to back him to the mother Zuze.

2008: At one year old Oji fractured his right foreleg, and could not stand since then.

He died on 7.Apr.2012. His age was 4 year 5 month.

Sources, among others

  • Imke Lüders
  • Katsunori Sotani, Tokyo, Japan
  • Internal Studbook of Asiatic Elephant Elephas maximus ( 1987 ) by the Japanese Association of Zoological Gardens and Aquariums compiled by Studbook Keeper: Yukio Kawaguchi, Ueno Zoo

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