Surin an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo

Female ♀ Asian  Surin at Copenhagen Zoo

Photo: � Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
ID nr:EEP Number: 9817 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Copenhagen Zoo
ArrivalCopenhagen Zoo 2001-11-27
from Somroj Khukitikasem
Somroj Khukitikasem
from Ban Ta Klang unspecified owner
Born:* 1998 unknown Thailand
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2013-08-26 -- † 2013-08-26 stillborn, EEP nr: 201312
  2. (M) 2015-09-04 -- † 2015-09-04 stillborn, EEP nr: 201500
  3. (F) 2020-10-01 Mun, EEP nr: 202013? (EEP nr N/A)
Document updated2011-11-25:�prev loc

2011-11-28:�prev loc, BTK



2013-11-03: not pregnant
2018-11-09: link to EleWiki submitted
Surin was a gift to the people of Denmark from the king of Thailand.

On this picture is most probably Surin, when on show at Elephant study center in Ban Ta Klang, Surin, Thailand. Photo: Photo � Nai Somchai Madee, Ban Ta Klang,Surin.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Surin, an Asian at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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