Yekti at Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG)

Yekti
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Location:Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG)
ArrivedWay Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG) 2013-11-00
from Way Kambas national park (WKNP)
Born: wild in
Way Kambas national park (WKNP)
Document updated2018-04-04: new record
2013: Rescued from the wild with a serious wire snare injury to her front left leg.

2016: Yekti contracted Elephant Herpes in Mid October and has been critically ill but recovered. She caught the virus from Pepi, who died 15 October 2016.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.asianelephantsupport.org/current-projects-in-sumatra-indonesia/2015/4/22/field-update-from-sumatra-febmar-2014
  • http://www.siesfund.org/adopt-yekti.html

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