Chawang (Lasah) at Singapore Night Safari
|Photo © Petra Prager, Berlin, at Chawang (Lasah) on Elefanten-Fotolexikon|
|Chawang (Lasah)||ID Number:||EEP Number: 8220 -|
|Sex and age:||Male|
|Location:||Singapore Night Safari|
|Arrived||Singapore Night Safari 1991-10-07|
from Singapore Zoo
Singapore Zoo 1983-12-27
|Body height (m and feet):||3.00 meter, 9.8 feet|
|Body weight (kgs and pounds):||3480.00 kg, 7656.00 lbs|
|Offspring, year of birth, year of death:|
|Document updated||2011-04-05: EEP, Size, Text RE|
2012-03-18: FC, more locations, merged with 3263 (earlier Lasah Melaka Zoo/Singapore)
2012-04-06: split into 2 elephants again.
2012-04-17: removed EEP number and all text refering to the elephant Lasah.
2017-03-15: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2017-03-15: alt name
The EEP states 'Lasah' was born in Malaysia in 1982. On 07 October 1991, he arrived at location 'Singapore' and on 07 October 1997 he was transferred to location 'Malay DW.' The Studbook also lists this elephant as Lost-to-Follow up, or a "documented animal whose current location is unknown." Lasah is only listed as sire to Sang Raja of the Koln Zoo.
Chawang gored its zookeeper of 18 years, Gopal Krishnan, in 2001. The injuries were severe, but Krishnan recuperated.
Chawangs sperm quality was tested in 2007 and counted good, see News Article
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