Mekong at Emmen Zoo

Male Asian elephant Mekong at Emmen Zoo

Mekong in Prague Zoo, 2009. Photo � Daniela Dunger
ID Number:EEP Number: 8405 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 36 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Emmen Zoo
ArrivedEmmen Zoo 2016-01-26
from Amsterdam Artis Zoo
Amsterdam Artis Zoo 2014-12-04
from Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) 2009-11-27
from Leipzig Zoo
Leipzig Zoo 1984-05-09
from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
Born:1982 wild Vietnam
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 5300.00 kg, 11660.00 lbs
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (M) 2002-04-05 Voi Nam, EEP nr: 200203
  2. (M) 2016-04-05 Maxmílian (Max), EEP nr: 201605 ? (unconfirmed)
  3. (F) 2016-10-16 Sanuk, EEP nr: † 2016010 ? (unconfirmed)
  4. (M) 2018-04-02 Mauk, EEP nr: 201804? (nr not confirmed)
Document updated2009-11-27:�transfered to Prague Zoo
2009-12-16:�photo of Mekong in Prague
2016-01-03: transfer 
2016-12-14: transfer 

Mekong in Leipzig. Photo � Petra Prager

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