Izumi an Asian elephant at Kiryu Oka Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Izumi  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 62 years old
Born:* 1955 unknown
Birth place:
Dead date: 2017-04-06
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Kiryu Oka Zoo , in Japan

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1964-04-22Kiryu Oka Zoo
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Document updated2017-04-07: death records
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† Izumi is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Kiryu Oka Zoo , in Japan, of from unknown reasons in 2017-04-06. (see detailed list).


Izumi was born unknown 1955.

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1957: The elephant, named Izumi, arrived in Japan in 1957 as a gift from Thailand.
1964: The municipal zoo had taken care of her since April 1964.
2017-04-06: The city government of Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture, said Wednesday the oldest female Asian elephant in the nation died this week at an estimated age of 62. Kiryugaoka Zoo, where the elephant lived, is investigating the cause of her death.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Izumi, an Asian elephant at Kiryu Oka Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5806. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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