Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm in Spain

♀ Kaiso
Alternative name: Khaing Soe Soe


EEP nr8206


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1982-03-09 unknown
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, in Spain

Date of arrival

2004-12-29Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
from Vergel Safari Park

2003-11-13Vergel Safari Park
from Bordeaux Zoo Pessac (Zoo de Pessac)

1994-06-28Bordeaux Zoo Pessac (Zoo de Pessac)
from Rhenen Zoo

1989-06-05Rhenen Zoo
from Soest Zoo

1989-00-00Soest Zoo
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

1989-00-00Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo) 1989-00-00
from E.A.G. van den Brink

E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)

Record history
History of updates2009-04-16: new record

2018-04-09: prev loc

2018-04-09: corr date transfer t Vergel

2018-04-11: prev locations
2018-10-09: link to EleWiki submitted
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 13:02:57
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Kaiso is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, in Spain.

Kaiso arrived in 2004-12-29 to the Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, relocated from the Vergel Safari Park, in Spain.

Kaiso lives together with 3 other elephants at the Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm:
  1. La Grande born 1982-11-28
  2. Momo (Maman) born 1985
  3. Pequenta (Pequena, Petita) born 1972

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Kaiso was born unknown 1982-03-09 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Comments / pictures

5 females to Zoo Rhenen, Holland. They were inspected by Mr Peter up country and at Rangoon Zoo.
van den Brink, 2014

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kaiso, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 October 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1378. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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