May an African forest elephant at Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park)

May
ID nr:
Species: African forest elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park)
ArrivalHiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park) 2001-05-13
Born:* 1999 wild Burkina Faso
Capture: 1999 ,
Document updated2010-05-02: 
Film clip of the female cyclotis at Asa Zoo in Hiroshima playing soccer with humans in her yard.
http://www.asahi.com/national/update/0418/OSK201004180126.html

According to Japans elephant studboookeeper the soccer-elephant arrived from Burkina Faso on 13 May 2001.

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Koehl, D., (2020). May, an African forest at Hiroshima City Zoo (Asa Zoological Park) in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5715. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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