Krong (K´Rong) at Hanoi Zoo

† Krong (K´Rong)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Dead date: 2012-06-09
Death reason: unknown: collapsed and died
Location:Hanoi Zoo
ArrivedHanoi Zoo 1990-05-17
from Vietnam Circus Federation
Born:1983 unknown
Document updated2011-07-31: records
2018-04-25: death report
A male elephant of the Hanoi Zoo, which is popular among Vietnamese children, fell down and died on June 9. A healthy K’rong. K’rong was very thin before he died. The elephant, named K’rong, collapsed at 5.30am. [...] The zoo received K’rong from the Vietnam Circuit Association in 1990.

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