Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Himeji Zoo in Japan

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Himeko  dead elephant

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Born:* 1977 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2020-10-24?
Death reason: disease: foot problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Himeji Zoo, in Japan

Date of arrival

2013-09-11Himeji Zoo
from Kobe Oiji Zoo

2013-06-05Kobe Oiji Zoo
from Himeji Zoo

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History of updates2020-09-28

Latest document update2020-10-27 15:28:57
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† Himeko is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2020-10-24? at Himeji Zoo, in Japan, . Official death reason described as foot problems.


Himeko was born unknown 1977.

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Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, announced on the 25th that the popular elephant "Himeji" has died at the municipal zoo (Honmachi, Hyogo Prefecture). His condition suddenly changed on the morning of the 24th, and she died weakly.

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Himeko, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Himeji Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4969. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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