Athi an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ueno Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Athi at Ueno Zoo

☨ Athi
Alternative name:Ache, Artit, Artid
ID Number:JAZA Number: ? - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Dead date: 2020-08-24,
Death reason: unknown: collapsed 23rd, dead 24. Diagnosed with Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) July
People killed:1: elephant keeper
Location:Ueno Zoo
ArrivalUeno Zoo 2002-10-11
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Born:* 1997 unknown Thailand
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. () 2016-10-31 -- † 2016-10-31 noname, JAZA nr: ?
Document updated2010-05-18: new record
2018-05-04: records
2020-08-26: reported dead
2005-12: "At the Ueno Zoological Gardens in Tokyo's Taito Ward, a zookeeper was killed in December 2005 by a blow to the head from an Asian elephant's tusk."

2020, July: Athi was found to be infected with tuberculosis in late July.

2020, August: he could not stand up on the morning of the 23rd and was confirmed dead on the 24th. The cause of death is under investigation.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Athi, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ueno Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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