Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kiryu Oka Zoo in Japan

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Izumi  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 62 years old
Born:* 1955 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2017-04-06
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kiryu Oka Zoo , in Japan

Date of arrival

1964-04-22Kiryu Oka Zoo
from Unknown

Record history
History of updates2017-04-07: death records

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Izumi is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2017-04-06 at Kiryu Oka Zoo , in Japan, .


Izumi was born unknown 1955.

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1957: The elephant, named Izumi, arrived in Japan in 1957 as a gift from Thailand.
1964: The municipal zoo had taken care of her since April 1964.
2017-04-06: The city government of Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture, said Wednesday the oldest female Asian elephant in the nation died this week at an estimated age of 62. Kiryugaoka Zoo, where the elephant lived, is investigating the cause of her death.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Izumi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kiryu Oka Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5806. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2017 deaths | 1955 births | Born in Thailand | Elephants from Kiryu Oka Zoo | Japan | Asian elephants

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