Authi an Asian elephant at Ueno Zoo

♀ Authi
Authai. Ueno Zoo 03/2008. Photo: � Naoko Irie
Authai. Ueno Zoo 03/2008. Photo: � Naoko Irie

Alternative name:Utai, Authai
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Id numberJAZA Number: ?
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1998 wild
Birth place:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2016-10-31
(dead † 2016-10-31)
noname JAZA id: ?

2. Born 2020-10-31 Arun JAZA id: 00
Present / last location:Ueno Zoo, in Japan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2002-10-11Ueno Zoo
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp

Document updated2009-02-27:�Image
2016-11-01: miscarriage
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Authi is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Ueno Zoo, in Japan.

Authi arrived in Ueno Zoo 2002-10-11, relocated from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp, in Thailand.

In Ueno Zoo, Authi lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Arun born 2020-10-31
  2. ,
  3. Daya born 1977
  4. ,
  5. Surya born 1994
  6. , (see detailed list).


  1. () 2016-10-31 -- † 2016-10-31 noname JAZA id: ?
  2. (M) 2020-10-31 Arun JAZA id: 00


Authi was born wild 1998.

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2016-11-01: Authi, 18, had been expected to give birth around June or July next year but had a miscarriage on Monday, possibly due to a blocked blood flow caused by a twisted umbilical cord.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Authi, an Asian at Ueno Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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