African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Atari at Ramat Gan Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Atari  


EEP nr6402


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Born:* 1961 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1964? Arusha National Park
Dead: 2007-04-03
Death reason: killed: by the seven ton bull Yossi
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1977-11-17
(dead † 2011-09-06)
Lara (Amy) EEP id: 7702
Present / last location:Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1964-00-00Ramat Gan Zoo
from Tel Aviv Zoo
Tel Aviv Zoo
from Arusha National Park

Document updated2011-05-04: prev location
2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted
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† Atari is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel, from killed 2007-04-03. Official death reason described as by the seven ton bull Yossi. (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 1977-11-17 -- † 2011-09-06 Lara (Amy) EEP id: 7702


Atari was born wild 1961, captured 1964? , captured at Arusha National Park. and imported 1964

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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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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Atari, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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