Lucha (Khaing Hwia See)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom

♀ Lucha (Khaing Hwia See)


EEP nr8209


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982-05-24 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight: By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2002-02-02
(dead † 2002-02-02)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1989-06-17Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
from E.A.G. van den Brink

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

2018-06-29: pc
2018-09-03: link to EleWiki submitted
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 13:03:35
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Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) arrived in 1989-06-17 to the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, relocated from the E.A.G. van den Brink, in Netherlands.

Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) lives together with 6 other elephants at the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park:
  1. Elizabeth born 2016-06-10
  2. Geetha born 2009-07-23
  3. Karishma born 1998-08-27
  4. Kaylee born 1982-07-20
  5. Ming Jung born 2007-04-16
  6. Nang Phaya born 2022-08-22

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. () 2002-02-02 -- † 2002-02-02 stillborn


Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) was born unknown 1982-05-24. and imported 1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Comments / pictures

Born in Burma

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Lucha (Khaing Hwia See), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 February 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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