Bua an Asian elephant 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.

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9711
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
Present / last location:Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-04-07Kolmarden Zoo
from Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine
Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine 2004-00-00
from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden 2004-00-00
from Pala-U forest elephant camp
Pala-U forest elephant camp 2004-00-00
from King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand
King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand
from Somroj Khukitikasem
Somroj Khukitikasem
from Thailand unspecified location

Document updated2011-11-26: inseminated




2012-03-20: pregnant, picture




2013-11-03: not pregnant




2016-10-14: pregnant again


2017-10-00: not pregnant, PC
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Bua is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden.

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

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

  1. Namsai born 2013-07-27
  2. ,
  3. Prince born 2020-03-17
  4. ,
  5. Sao Noi (Saonoi) born 1996
  6. ,
  7. Tonsak born 1998
  8. , (see detailed list).

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, (2020). Bua, an Asian at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=144. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1997 births | Born in Thailand | Breeding cows | EEP | 2004 imports | Elephants from Kolmarden Zoo | Sweden | Asian elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-19 04:19:41


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