Pa Mai (Pa Ke) at Changsha Zoo

† Pa Mai (Pa Ke)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 18 years
Dead date: 2009-06-28
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Changsha Zoo
ArrivedChangsha Zoo 2002-10-19 from Kunming Zoo
Born:1991-04-11 wild China
Document updated2009-04-13: New elephant
2009-08-25: changed sex to male
2014-02-21: previous loc, arr date, death date
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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