Tong Koon
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo) in Germany

♀ Tong Koon



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1984 unknown
Birth place:
Freight:Air cargo
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2007-04-16 Ming Jung EEP id: 200704

2. Born 2011-04-08 Rajendra EEP id: 201105

3. Born 2017-06-08 Kitai EEP id: 201714?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo), in Germany

Date of arrival

2006-09-16Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

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History of updates2013-12-19: new record

Latest document update2020-10-19 05:09:14
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Tong Koon is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo), in Germany.

Tong Koon arrived in 2006-09-16 to the Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo), relocated from the Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal, in Thailand.


Tong Koon lives together with 9 other elephants at the Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Bindi born 2012-07-25
  2. Bindu born 1968
  3. Kreeblamduan born 1984
  4. Laongdaw born 1990
  5. Leev Ma Rie born 2020-06-18
  6. Marlar born 2006-03-30
  7. Sarinya born 2023-06-14
  8. Shu Thu Zar born 1994-06-03
  9. Tarak born 2005-10-28


  1. (M) 2007-04-16 Ming Jung EEP id: 200704
  2. (M) 2011-04-08 Rajendra EEP id: 201105
  3. (M) 2017-06-08 Kitai EEP id: 201714?


Tong Koon was born unknown 1984. and imported 2006, Air cargo

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Tong Koon, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 March 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Manfred Deutschländer

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