Kij
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Kij  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr8501

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1985-05-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Kiev Zoo

Parents: Boy x ♀ Bama
Death
Dead: 1987
Death reason: unknown: hernia??
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tbilisi Zoo, in Georgia

Date of arrival

1986-11-24Tbilisi Zoo
from Kiev Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-11-14: corr. SSP nr into EEP nr
2020-10-17: correction of wrong birth day etc

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Kij is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1987 at Tbilisi Zoo, in Georgia, . Official death reason described as hernia??.

Origin


Kij was born captive-born 1985-05-23 at Kiev Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Kij are: ♂ Boy (father) and ♀ Bama (mother).

Pedigree


Kijs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Kij

Sire (f):
Boy

Born: 1969

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Dame m:
Bama

Born: 1974

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Comments / pictures

The baby had to undergo a Hernia operation some months after birth.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kij, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3195. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • (Page 19, 57) Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
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