Pa Mai at Changsha Zoo

† Pa Mai
Alternative name:Pa Ke
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Dentition:tusker
Body height: 3.30 meter, 10.8 feet
Body weight: 4000.00 kg, 8800.00 lbs
Dead date: 2009-06-28,
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Changsha Zoo
ArrivedChangsha Zoo 2002-10-19 from Kunming Zoo
Kunming Zoo
from Yunnan province unspecified forest
Born:1991-04-11 wild in
Yunnan province unspecified forest China
Capture: 1998, Yunnan province
Document updated2009-04-13: New elephant
2009-08-25: changed sex to male
2014-02-21: previous loc, arr date, death date
2018-05-06: new record
In April 2009, Pa Mai celebrated his eighteenth birthday with a party hosted by zoo staff. He was captured from the wild in the Yunnan province at seven years of age. The tusked male is kept alone, but plans are in the works to transfer him to the new Changshaw Ecological Zoo in summer 2009 to begin a potential breeding program. He weighs more than four tons and measures 3.3 meters.

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