Shashi an Asian elephant at Kiev Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Shashi  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 7 years old
Born:* 1954 unknown
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Dead date: 1961-06-00
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Kiev Zoo, in Ukraine

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1956-07-15Kiev Zoo
from Odessa Zoo
Odessa Zoo 1955-08-21
from Unknown
from India unspecified location

Document updated2020-10-17
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† Shashi is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Kiev Zoo, in Ukraine, of from unknown reasons in 1961-06-00. (see detailed list).


Shashi was born unknown 1954 at India unspecified location. and imported 1955?

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1954: Female Shashi was a gift to Soviet children from India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

1956: When in July 15, 1956 male Ravi and female Shashi arrived in the zoo they were about 2 years old. They came to Kyiv from Odessa zoo, where they lived for 11 months.

1961: Shashi was only 7 years old when she died in June 1961.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Shashi, an Asian elephant at Kiev Zoo in Ukraine. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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