Buag Hah (Pang Yang) at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Female Asian elephant Buag Hah (Pang Yang) at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Photo: © Buag Hah, Zoo-nyt 1997.(Zoo-news), Denmark
† Buag Hah (Pang Yang)
ID Number:EEP Number: 6210 -    SSP Number: 512 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 38 years
Dead date: 1996-12-16
Death reason: euthanised: general weakness
Location:Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
ArrivedCopenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1962-06-22
Born:1958 wild Thailand
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1970-09-18 Irma, EEP nr: 7008, SSP nr: 754
  2. (F) 1975-12-15 Schottzie (Irma Boon Ma), EEP nr: 7505, SSP nr: 79
  3. (F) 1980-03-31 Maia, EEP nr: 8003
  4. (M) 1983-03-18 Haakon (Frederik), EEP nr: 8308
  5. (F) 1986-01-22 Coco, EEP nr: 8603
Document updated2009-09-12: 
2010-11-21: SSP, EEP, Text RE
During a state visit to Thailand in 1962, King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid were presented with the two elephants Chieng Mai and Buag Hah.

Shipped from Thailand to Denmark with the ship M/S Sinaloa.

Buag Hah was euthanised caused by general weakness. During post mortum it was discovered she had a four year old fetus in her uterus.

Buag Hah has an American SSP number because of her daughter Schottzie, sold to the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio in December 1978 at the age of three. She is not listed in the studbook.

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