Kejora (Joe) at Sabah Zoological and Botanical Park

Male Asian elephant Kejora (Joe) at Sabah Zoological and Botanical Park

Joe and caretaker Augustine David, Sabah Zoo 2103.
Kejora (Joe)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 6 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Sabah Zoological and Botanical Park
ArrivedSabah Zoological and Botanical Park 2013-01-26
Born:2012 wild in
Gunung Rara Forest Reserve
Parents: x noname (wild)
Kejora (Joe)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2013-04-20: 
2013-01-25: Joe was found nudging his dead mother on a path close to a logging operation at Yayasan Sabah's Forest Management Unit 23 in the Gunung Rara forest reserve on Jan 25. Wildlife officials had gone into the area to investigate the mysterious deaths that was first discovered on Dec 29.

2013-04-19: “He has gained 50kg since his arrival. He is 150kg now. He is still nursing, and we give him three litres of milk every two hours. He ‘wails’ when he is hungry,” Augustine said of Joe.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Malaysia/Story/A1Story20130203-399691.html
  • http://www.theborneopost.com/2013/04/19/orphaned-elephant-calf-joe-is-healthy-and-well/

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