Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Bua at Kolmarden Zoo


♀ Bua
Bua on walk outside the enclosure in 2009, with keeper Dan Koehl.
Bua on walk outside the enclosure in 2009, with keeper Dan Koehl.


Identification

EEP nr9711

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1997 unknown
Birth place: in Thailand unspecified location
Imported:2004-04-08
Freight:Air cargo
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2013-07-27 Namsai EEP id: 201308

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

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

Date of arrival

2004-04-07Kolmarden Zoo
from Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine

2004-00-00Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine
from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

2004-00-00King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
from Pala-U forest elephant camp

2004-00-00Pala-U forest elephant camp
from King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand
from Somroj Khukitikasem

Somroj Khukitikasem
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2011-11-26: inseminated




2012-03-20: pregnant, picture




2013-11-03: not pregnant




2016-10-14: pregnant again


2017-10-00: not pregnant, PC

Latest document update2020-10-19 04:19:41
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Description

Location


Bua is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden.

Bua arrived Kolmarden Zoo 2004-04-07, relocated from Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine, in Sweden.

In Kolmarden Zoo, Bua lives together with 3 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Prince born 2020-03-17
  2. ,   
  3. Sao Noi (Saonoi) born 1996
  4. ,   
  5. Tonsak born 1998
  6. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2013-07-27 Namsai EEP id: 201308
  2. () 2017-10-03 noname EEP id: 201721?
  3. (M) 2020-03-17 Prince EEP id: 202005

Origin


Bua was born unknown 1997 at Thailand unspecified location. and imported 2004-04-08, Air cargo


Comments / pictures


Bua after arrival in Kolmarden. May 2004. Photo: Thomas Antmar

2012-03-17: Bua is pregnant.

2011-11-23: Bua was artificially inseminated with sperms from Raja in Woburn

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2011-11-23: Bua was artificially inseminated with sperms from Raja in Woburn



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bua, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=144. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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