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 (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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