Minbu (Mimbu) an Asian elephant at Blackpool Zoo

♀ Minbu (Mimbu)


EEP nr8504


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1985-01-00 wild
Birth place:
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1998-08-27 Karishma EEP id: 9810
Present / last location:Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-03-07Blackpool Zoo
from Twycross Zoo
Twycross Zoo 1997-10-02
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1996-10-19
from Twycross Zoo
Twycross Zoo 1991-01-19
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)

Document updated2009-08-08: Managment
2012-10-26: pc
2018-03-08: transfer
2018-03-21: corr location
2018-04-08: prev loc
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Minbu (Mimbu) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Minbu (Mimbu) arrived Blackpool Zoo 2018-03-07, relocated from Twycross Zoo, in United Kingdom.

In Blackpool Zoo, Minbu (Mimbu) lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Emmett (Tundi) born 1991-07-10
  2. ,
  3. Esha born 2014-03-04
  4. ,
  5. Katie (Sonya, Kati, Katsula) born 1969
  6. ,
  7. Noor Jahan born 1995-11-24
  8. ,
  9. Tara born 1998-08-06
  10. , (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 1998-08-27 Karishma EEP id: 9810


Minbu (Mimbu) was born wild 1985-01-00. and imported 1990, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Minbu (Mimbu), an Asian elephant at Blackpool Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1611. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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