Karnangun
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU) in Indonesia

Biography
♂ Karnangun

Identification

Local id Number 5
Sumatra database138

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 37 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1987-07-25 unknown
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU), in Indonesia

Date of arrival

Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU)
from Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG)

Record history
History of updates2023-11-22

Latest document update2023-12-31 16:13:38
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Biography


Karnangun is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU), in Indonesia.

Karnangun arrived to the Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU) unknown date, relocated from the Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG), in Indonesia.


Social

Karnangun lives together with 9 other elephants at the Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Aji
  2. Boy born 1993
  3. Cantika
  4. Elena born 2010
  5. Karnangin born 1986-09-05
  6. Linda born 2017-03-20
  7. Riska
  8. Unnamed born 2023-11-11
  9. Wulan


Origin

Karnangun was born unknown 1987-07-25.


Comments / pictures

The CRU Bungur/Tegal Yoso elephant, Karnangun, developed a re-occurring chemosis on both eyes when used for patrolling during the hot weather. No cause of the chemosis has been determined and this condition has not been observed in any other elephant in Sumatra.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Karnangun, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU) in Indonesia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12978. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1987 births | Elephants from Tegal Yoso elephant respons unit (ERU) | Indonesia | Asian elephants


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