Sabu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland

♀ Sabu

Identification

EEP nr8505

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

2016-00-00Knies Kinderzoo
from Circus Knie

1990-00-00Circus Knie
from Knies Kinderzoo

1990-00-00Knies Kinderzoo
from Soest Zoo

Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2009-11-29: new record

2016-12-18: transfer

2018-04-08: Kerala DCEK Nr
2018-11-28: link to EleWiki submitted
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 13:01:57
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Location


Sabu is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland.

Sabu arrived in 2016-00-00 to the Knies Kinderzoo, relocated from the Circus Knie, in Switzerland.

Sabu lives together with 7 other elephants at the Knies Kinderzoo:
  1. Ceylon II born 1970
  2. Kalaya born 2013-11-01
  3. Mapalay born 1986
  4. Mekong born ~1982
  5. Rani born 1982
  6. Sandry born 1999-11-27
  7. Thisiam born 1998-05-04

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Origin


Sabu was born wild 1984. and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sabu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1643. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1984 births | EEP | 1990 imports | Elephants from Knies Kinderzoo | Switzerland | Asian elephants


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