Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Rio de Janeiro Zoo in Brazil

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Edici  dead elephant
Alternative name: Édici, Edy, Etzi, Etzy
Taxidermy locationNational Museum of Brazil, , Brazil



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Dead: 1949-03-02
Death location: Rio de Janeiro Zoo
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rio de Janeiro Zoo, in Brazil

Date of arrival

1945-03-17Rio de Janeiro Zoo
Record history
History of updates2023-08-20: Name, text, source updated

Latest document update2023-08-20 14:57:57
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† Edici is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1949-03-02 at Rio de Janeiro Zoo, in Brazil, .

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at National Museum of Brazil, in , Brazil, since 1949-00-00.


Edici was born wild at Asia unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

Rio de Janeiro Zoos first elephant. Her remains are at the National Museum.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Edici, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Rio de Janeiro Zoo in Brazil. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16945. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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