Fuku-chan an Asian elephant at Fukuyama Zoo

ID nr:JAZA Number: 176 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Body weight: 2680.00 kg, 5896.00 lbs
Location:Fukuyama Zoo
ArrivalFukuyama Zoo 2001-04-28
Born:* 1998 wild
Document updated2009-09-21: new record
2018-10-19: diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis
2018-11-04: weight
2018-11-06: JAZA nr
2016-03-10: Fuku - chan was diagnosed by LAMP with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. later she was diognosed for M. caprae.

2018-10-16: Treatment of tuberculosis with four anti-tuberculosis drugs was completed after 1 year and 6 months treatment period.

2018-11-04: weight: 2680 kgs

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Fuku-chan, an Asian at Fukuyama Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2485. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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