Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Minbu (Mimbu) 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:
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Total: 1 babies

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

Date of arrival

2018-03-07Blackpool Zoo
from Twycross Zoo

1997-10-02Twycross Zoo
from Chester Zoo

1996-10-19Chester Zoo
from Twycross Zoo

1991-01-19Twycross Zoo
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)

Record history
History of updates2009-08-08: Managment
2012-10-26: pc
2018-03-08: transfer
2018-03-21: corr location
2018-04-08: prev loc
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 13:00:48
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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 as alive in this database:

  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 also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


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


Minbu (Mimbu) was born wild 1985-01-00. and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Minbu (Mimbu), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Blackpool Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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