Atari at Ramat Gan Zoo

† Atari
ID Number:EEP Number: 6402 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 46 years
Dead date: 2007-04-03
Death reason: killed: by the seven ton bull Yossi
Location:Ramat Gan Zoo
ArrivedRamat Gan Zoo 1964-00-00 from Tel Aviv Zoo
Tel Aviv Zoo
from Arusha National Park
Born:1961 wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1977-11-17 Lara (Amy), EEP nr: 7702
Document updated2011-05-04: prev location
2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted
Atari was the leader within the elepant herd in Ramat-Gan, and was in 2007 attacked and killed by the seven ton Yossi, the first elephant born in Ramat-Gan safari park after its opening.

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Sources, among others

  • News article
  • Video
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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