Bacho an Asian elephant at Tbilisi Zoo

☨ Bacho
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Dead date:
Death reason: disease: peritonitis and hemorrhagic (red infarction) of duodenum that was cause of autointoxication
Location:Tbilisi Zoo
ArrivalTbilisi Zoo
Born:* 1999-08-26 unknown Laos
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 2007-12-30 Bunka, EEP nr: 200709
Document updated2009-01-16: reason of death

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bacho, an Asian at Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3424. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • David Taktakishvili, science Director, Tbilisi Zoo.
  • Rob Belterman, Netherlands.

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