Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Fuku-chan at Fukuyama Zoo

♀ Fuku-chan


JAZA nr nr176


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Body weight: 2680.00 kg, 5896.00 lbs
Born:* 1998 wild
Birth place:
Capture: Borneo
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fukuyama Zoo, in Japan

Date of arrival

2001-04-28Fukuyama Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-09-21: new record
2018-10-19: diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis
2018-11-04: weight
2018-11-06: JAZA nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Fuku-chan is a living sick Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Fukuyama Zoo, in Japan.

Fuku-chan arrived Fukuyama Zoo 2001-04-28,

In Fukuyama Zoo, Fuku-chan lives as single living elephant at this location


Fuku-chan was born wild 1998, captured at Borneo.

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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Fuku-chan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fukuyama Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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