Avi an Asian elephant at St Louis Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Avi  


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Identification

SSP nr00

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 2020-07-06 captive-born
Birth place: in St Louis Zoo

Parents: Raja x ♀ Rani
Death
Dead date: 2020-08-02
Death reason: euthanised: developmental impairments limiting his ability to feed
Locations
Present / last location:St Louis Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
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2020-07-06St Louis Zoo

Document updated2020-08-06: death report
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† Avi is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at St Louis Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 2020-08-02. Official death reason described as developmental impairments limiting his ability to feed. (see detailed list).

Origin


Avi was born captive-born 2020-07-06 at St Louis Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Avi are: ♂ Raja (father) and ♀ Rani (mother).


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

Pedigree


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:
Dame:
Ellie
Sire:
Dame:


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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Avi, an Asian elephant at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8110. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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