Oji an Asian elephant at Kobe Oiji Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Oji  
Alternative name:Ouji
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 5 years old
Id numberJAZA Number: ?
Origin
Born:* 2007-10-21 captive-born
Birth place: in Kobe Oiji Zoo

Parents: Mac x ♀ Zuzanna
Death
Dead date: 2012-04-07
Death reason: accident: right foreleg fracture
Locations
Present / last location:Kobe Oiji Zoo, in Japan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2007-10-21Kobe Oiji Zoo

Document updated2018-05-04: death date, reason
2018-10-01: link to EleWiki submitted
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† Oji is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Kobe Oiji Zoo, in Japan, of accident in 2012-04-07. Official death reason described as right foreleg fracture. (see detailed list).

Origin


Oji was born captive-born 2007-10-21 at Kobe Oiji Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Oji are: ♂ Mac (father) and ♀ Zuzanna (mother).


Siblings through the father Mac:

  1. 2002-01-11 -- † 2002-01-11 (F) stillborn
  2. 2004-03-02 -- † 2005-04-25 (F) Momo
  3. 2014-06-12(M) Yuuki

Siblings through the mother Zuzanna:

  1. 2002-01-11 - † 2002-01-11 (F) stillborn
  2. 2004-03-02 - † 2005-04-25 (F) Momo
  3. 2014-06-12(M) Yuuki

Pedigree


Ojis pedigree:
P I II III

Oji

Sire:
Mac

Sire:
Maxi
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Claudy (Claudia)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Zuzanna

Sire:
Radsch
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Zita
Sire:
Dame:


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Was bottle fed, but the zoo was trying to back him to the mother Zuze.

2008: At one year old Oji fractured his right foreleg, and could not stand since then.

He died on 7.Apr.2012. His age was 4 year 5 month.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Oji, an Asian at Kobe Oiji Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3303. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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