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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Atari  dead elephant


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
Imported:1964 by Unknown
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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel

Date of arrival

1964-00-00Ramat Gan Zoo
from Tel Aviv Zoo

Tel Aviv Zoo
from Arusha National Park

Record history
History of updates2021-03-13

Latest document update2021-09-18 10:52:43
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† Atari is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2007-04-03 at Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel, . Official death reason described as by the seven ton bull Yossi.


  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 by Unknown

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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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Atari, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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