Tonsak an Asian elephant at Kolmarden Zoo

♂ Tonsak
Photo Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
Photo Jens Madsen, Copenhagen

Alternative name:Ton sak, Thong Sak
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 22 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9815
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1998 unknown
Birth place:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2017-10-03 noname EEP id: 201721?

2. Born 2020-03-17 Prince EEP id: 202005
Present / last location:Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden

Date of Arrival

2015-00-00Kolmarden Zoo
from Copenhagen Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo 2001-11-27
from Somroj Khukitikasem
Somroj Khukitikasem
from Ban Ta Klang unspecified owner

Document updated2011-11-25: pre loc
2011-11-28: pre loc, BTK
2016-01-03: transfer
2018-03-12: link to EleWiki submitted
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Tonsak is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden.

Tonsak arrived in Kolmarden Zoo 2015-00-00, relocated from Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark.

In Kolmarden Zoo, Tonsak lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Sao Noi (Saonoi) born 1996
  2. ,
  3. Bua born 1997
  4. ,
  5. Namsai born 2013-07-27
  6. ,
  7. Prince born 2020-03-17
  8. , (see detailed list).


Total: 2 babies

  1. () 2017-10-03 noname EEP id: 201721?
  2. (M) 2020-03-17 Prince EEP id: 202005


Tonsak was born unknown 1998.

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tonsak, an Asian at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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