Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary in Malaysia

♂ Gading



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, in Malaysia

Date of arrival

Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary
Record history
History of updates2020-10-01

Latest document update2016-12-12 19:06:52
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Gading is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, in Malaysia.

Gading arrived to the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary unknown date, Gading lives together with 5 other elephants at the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary:

  1. noname (wild)
  2. noname (wild)
  3. Puteri
  4. Sunda born 1975
  5. unknown
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database

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Gading was born wild at Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary.

Comments / pictures

2008: Gading was collared in July 2008.
2011: Collared in October 2011
2012-05: the device fell from its belt in May 2012.
2012-10-19: On Oct 19, researchers replaced the satellite collar on the male elephant Gading.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Gading, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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