Surin an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo


♀ Surin
Photo: � Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
Photo: � Jens Madsen, Copenhagen


Identification

EEP nr9817

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1998 unknown
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2013-08-26
(dead † 2013-08-26)
stillborn EEP id: 201312

2. Born 2015-09-04
(dead † 2015-09-04)
stillborn EEP id: 201500

3. Born 2020-10-01 Mun EEP id: 202013? (EEP nr N/A)
Locations
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2001-11-27Copenhagen Zoo
from Somroj Khukitikasem
Somroj Khukitikasem
from Ban Ta Klang unspecified owner

Document updated2011-11-25:�prev loc

2011-11-28:�prev loc, BTK

2011-11-30:�picture

2012-01-30:�pregnant

2013-11-03: not pregnant
2018-11-09: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

Location


Surin is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark.

Surin arrived Copenhagen Zoo 2001-11-27, relocated from Somroj Khukitikasem, in Thailand.

In Copenhagen Zoo, Surin lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Jung Bul Kne born 2017-01-28
  2. ,
  3. Pang Kungrao born 1998
  4. ,
  5. Maha Kumari born 2007-05-09
  6. ,
  7. Mun born 2020-10-01
  8. ,
  9. Plai Sak born 2017-05-17
  10. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2013-08-26 -- † 2013-08-26 stillborn EEP id: 201312
  2. (M) 2015-09-04 -- † 2015-09-04 stillborn EEP id: 201500
  3. (F) 2020-10-01 Mun EEP id: 202013? (EEP nr N/A)

Origin


Surin was born unknown 1998.


Comments / pictures

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.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Surin, an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=139. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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