Athi an Asian elephant at Ueno Zoo



 ☨ ♂ Athi  


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Alternative name:Ache, Artit, Artid
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Id numberJAZA Number: ?

People killed:1: elephant keeper
Origin
Born:* 1997 unknown
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2020-08-24
Death reason: unknown: collapsed 23rd, dead 24. Diagnosed with Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) July
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2016-10-31
(dead † 2016-10-31)
noname JAZA id: ?

2. Born 2020-10-31 Unnamed JAZA id: 00
Locations
Present / last location:Ueno Zoo, in Japan

Date of Arrival

2002-10-11Ueno Zoo
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp

Document updated2010-05-18: new record
2018-05-04: records
2020-08-26: reported dead
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† Athi is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ueno Zoo, in Japan, from unknown reasons in 2020-08-24, collapsed 23rd, dead 24. Diagnosed with Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) July(see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. () 2016-10-31 -- † 2016-10-31 noname JAZA id: ?
  2. (M) 2020-10-31 Unnamed JAZA id: 00

Origin


Athi was born unknown 1997.


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2005-12: "At the Ueno Zoological Gardens in Tokyo's Taito Ward, a zookeeper was killed in December 2005 by a blow to the head from an Asian elephant's tusk."

2020, July: Athi was found to be infected with tuberculosis in late July.

2020, August: he could not stand up on the morning of the 23rd and was confirmed dead on the 24th. The cause of death is under investigation.



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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Athi, an Asian at Ueno Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3486. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    Categories2020 deaths | 1997 births | Born in Thailand | Breeding bulls | Elephants from Ueno Zoo | Japan | Mankillers | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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