Dohani an African savanna elephant at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)


 ☨ ♂ Dohani  

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Id numberSSP Number: (517)
Origin
Born:* 2001-08-30 captive-born
Birth place: in Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)

Parents: Smokey x ♀ Lisa
Death
Dead date: 2001-09-02
Death reason: killed: He died from a blow to the chest from his mother's tusk. He suffered two broken ribs and a deep puncture to his chest
Locations
Present / last location:Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park), in United States

Date of Arrival

2001-08-30Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)

Document updated2014-05-03
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Description

† Dohani is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park), in United States, of killed in 2001-09-02. Official death reason described as He died from a blow to the chest from his mother's tusk. He suffered two broken ribs and a deep puncture to his chest. (see detailed list).

Origin


Dohani was born captive-born 2001-08-30 in Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park).

Parentage


Parents of Dohani are: ♂ Smokey (father) and ♀ Lisa (mother).


Siblings through the father Smokey:

  1. 1995-11-03 -- † 1996-10-07 (M) Kijana
  2. 1995-11-21 -- † 1995-11-21 (M) Unnamed
  3. 1998-05-21 -- † 1998-05-21 (M) noname
  4. 1999-09-18 -- † 1999-09-18 (F) Unnamed

Siblings through the mother Lisa:

  1. 1995-11-03 - † 1996-10-07 (M) Kijana
  2. 1998-05-21 - † 1998-05-21 (M) noname

Pedigree


Dohanis pedigree:
P I II III

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Smokey

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Lisa

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The staff named the baby Dohani, Swahili for “smoke,” in honor of his father, Smokey, who lived at the Oakland Zoo until he died of chronic wasting disease earlier that year.

The northamerican studbook for african elephants list Dohani as dead 9th of September 2001. An online news article however, stated at September 5, 2001:

Dohani was found dead at 7:15 Sunday morning. He died from a blow to the chest from his mother's tusk. He suffered two broken ribs and a deep puncture to his chest, said Joel Parrott, executive director for the zoo.

(Sunday was 2nd of September 2001)



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Dohani, an African savanna at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2578. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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