Avi an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at St Louis Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Avi at St Louis Zoo

☨ Avi
ID nr:   SSP Number: 00 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Dead date: 2020-08-02
Death reason: euthanised: developmental impairments limiting his ability to feed
Location:St Louis Zoo
ArrivalSt Louis Zoo 2020-07-06
Born:* 2020-07-06 captive-born
in St Louis Zoo
Parents: Raja x Rani
Siblings through the father Raja:
  1. 2005-11-19 -- † 2005-11-19 (F) stillborn fetus still in utero
  2. 2006-08-02(F) Maliha
  3. 2007-02-25(F) Jade
  4. 2010-07-08 -- † 2010-07-08 (F) miscarriage
  5. 2011-06-24 -- † 2018-02-24 (F) Kenzi
  6. 2013-04-26(F) Priya
Siblings through the mother Rani:
  1. 2007-02-25(F) Jade
  2. 2011-06-24 -- † 2018-02-24 (F) Kenzi
Avis pedigree:
P I II III

Avi

Sire:
Raja

Sire:
Onyx (Big Mac)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Pearl
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Rani

Sire:
Indy (Butch)
Sire:
Dame:
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Ellie
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Dame:
Document updated2020-08-06: death report
The elephant baby was euthanized, 27 days after birth.

2020-08-02: He was euthanized and "passed away peacefully" Sunday morning, according to the zoo.

The zoo's veterinary team will conduct a full necropsy on the elephant and the results won't be available for several weeks, the statement said.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Avi, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8110. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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