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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kiev Zoo in Ukraine

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Shashi  dead elephant



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

Date of arrival

1956-07-15Kiev Zoo
from Odessa Zoo

1955-08-21Odessa Zoo
from Unknown

from India unspecified location

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History of updates2022-03-08

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† Shashi is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1961-06-00 at Kiev Zoo, in Ukraine, .


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.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shashi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kiev Zoo in Ukraine. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7995. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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