Yossi
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel

♂ Yossi

Identification

EEP nr7402
SSP nr555

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 47 years old
Body height: 3.70 meter, 12.1 feet
Body weight: 7000.00 kg, 15400.00 lbs
Management:No contact
Origin
Born:* 1974-08-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Tel Aviv Zoo

Parents: Timbo x ♀ Bahati
Offspring
Total: 23 babies

1. Born 1987-02-19
(dead † 2000-05-01)
Junior

2. Born 1987-04-04
(dead † 1987-08-05)
Helinka

3. Born 1987-04-04 Tammi (Tami) EEP id: 8704

4. Born 1987-10-11
(dead † 2013-04-10)
Stuvite (Stavit) EEP id: 8706

5. Born 1987-12-01
(dead † 1987-12-07)
Izik

6. Born 1989-04-30 Yosepha (Josepha) EEP id: 8902

7. Born 1990-01-21
(dead † 1999-08-29)
Nipple

8. Born 1990-02-25
(dead † 2009-08-20)
Yoki EEP id: 9002

9. Born 1991-01-13
(dead † 2017-04-08)
Limbo EEP id: 9101

10. Born 1994-05-24 Osh EEP id: 9402 SSP id: 541

11. Born 1994-07-27
(dead † 2013-04-10?)
Issa EEP id: 9401

12. Born 1994-12-01
(dead † 2014-06-19)
Nissim EEP id: 9403

13. Born 1996-10-21
(dead † 2004-02-04)
Beauty EEP id: 9601

14. Born 1997-06-03 Niko EEP id: 9702

15. Born 1998-01-06
(dead † 1998-01-06)
noname

16. Born 1999-09-30 Nino EEP id: 9906

17. Born 2001-02-04 Leon (Yoni) EEP id: 20002

18. Born 2001-05-03 Pembé (Babar) EEP id: 20005

19. Born 2002-01-18 Akili EEP id: 20011

20. Born 2004-05-06 Izik Jonathan EEP id: 20029

21. Born 2005-05-25 Noah EEP id: 20036

22. Born 2006-01-31 Boten EEP id: 20044

23. Born 2007-09-04 Jumanee
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel

Date of arrival

Ramat Gan Zoo
from Tel Aviv Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-11-29: corrected birth place

2010-11-12: height and weight

2011-06-11: SSP RE
2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Yossi is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel.

Yossi arrived to the Ramat Gan Zoo unknown date, relocated from the Tel Aviv Zoo, in Israel.

Yossi lives together with 9 other elephants at the Ramat Gan Zoo:
  1. Aviva born 1969
  2. Bahati born 1961
  3. La Belle born 2006-03-11
  4. La Petite born 1985-00-00
  5. Lalana born 2013-10-02
  6. Latangi born 2013-08-02
  7. Motek born 1960
  8. Philo born 2020-03-18
  9. Warda born 1958

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 23 babies

  1. (M) 1987-02-19 -- † 2000-05-01 Junior
  2. (F) 1987-04-04 -- † 1987-08-05 Helinka
  3. (F) 1987-04-04 Tammi (Tami) EEP id: 8704
  4. (F) 1987-10-11 -- † 2013-04-10 Stuvite (Stavit) EEP id: 8706
  5. (M) 1987-12-01 -- † 1987-12-07 Izik
  6. (F) 1989-04-30 Yosepha (Josepha) EEP id: 8902
  7. (M) 1990-01-21 -- † 1999-08-29 Nipple
  8. (F) 1990-02-25 -- † 2009-08-20 Yoki EEP id: 9002
  9. (M) 1991-01-13 -- † 2017-04-08 Limbo EEP id: 9101
  10. (M) 1994-05-24 Osh EEP id: 9402 SSP id: 541
  11. (F) 1994-07-27 -- † 2013-04-10? Issa EEP id: 9401
  12. (M) 1994-12-01 -- † 2014-06-19 Nissim EEP id: 9403
  13. (F) 1996-10-21 -- † 2004-02-04 Beauty EEP id: 9601
  14. (M) 1997-06-03 Niko EEP id: 9702
  15. (F) 1998-01-06 -- † 1998-01-06 noname
  16. (M) 1999-09-30 Nino EEP id: 9906
  17. (M) 2001-02-04 Leon (Yoni) EEP id: 20002
  18. (M) 2001-05-03 Pembé (Babar) EEP id: 20005
  19. (M) 2002-01-18 Akili EEP id: 20011
  20. (M) 2004-05-06 Izik Jonathan EEP id: 20029
  21. (M) 2005-05-25 Noah EEP id: 20036
  22. (M) 2006-01-31 Boten EEP id: 20044
  23. (M) 2007-09-04 Jumanee

Origin


Yossi was born captive-born 1974-08-11 at Tel Aviv Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Yossi are: ♂ Timbo (father) and ♀ Bahati (mother).

Siblings through the father Timbo:

  1. 1977-11-17 -- † 2011-09-06 (F) Lara (Amy)
  2. 1978-01-17 -- † 2008-07-00 (F) Shara (Sara)

Siblings through the mother Bahati:

  1. 1989-04-30(F) Yosepha (Josepha)
  2. 1996-10-21 - † 2004-02-04 (F) Beauty
  3. 2001-05-03(M) Pembé (Babar)
  4. 2006-01-31(M) Boten

Pedigree


Yossis ancestral Pedigree:
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Timbo

Born: 1961

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Born: 1961

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Comments / pictures

Weighing 7 tons and with a shoulder height of 3.70 metres, Jossi is one of the largest zoo elephants in the world, according to the open-air Safari Zoo Ramat-Gan near Tel Aviv. In 2007 he killed the oldest cow in the Herd.

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Yossi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=817. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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